Lawyer, Walker Law
Who is Tanya Walker:
Tanya graduated from McMaster University in 2002 with an Honours Commerce degree, minoring in Economics. She then attended Osgoode Hall Law School, where she graduated in 2005 and was received her law license in 2006.
After practicing at two Bay Street firms Tanya opened her own law firm, Walker Law Professional Corporation (“Walker Law”), employingseven full time employees in the area of commercial litigation. Walker Law prides itself on focusing on resolutions to assist clients with resolving their legal disputes instead of focusing on billable hours. Walker Law also delegates based on complexity, which results in the client saving costs.
On August 9, 2016, Tanya was sworn in by the Law Society of Ontario to be a first black elected female bencher from Toronto in the now 223-year history of the Law Society and was re-elected this year. In 2016, Tanya was involved with passing 13 initiatives to recognize racism and sexism in the profession.
Tanya is certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a specialist in civil litigation and is recognized as a leader in the field of litigation having obtained at least seven years of experience and having a mastery of substantive law, practice and procedure.
In 2018, Tanya was the recipient of the Lexpert (owned by Thomson Reuters) Rising Star Award, Minority Business Enterprise Award and We Connect International Women’s Business Enterprise of the Year Award. In 2019, Tanya was honoured with the Osgoode Hall Law School Gold Key Award. Tanya appears regularly on national television stations such as CityTV, CBC and CTV as a legal analyst.