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Lise Poratto-Mason has extensive experience in both the public and private practice of law. Her experience as a former Municipal and Hospital Solicitor and in private practice enables her to provide legal advice and services in municipal, health care, institutional and labour and employment law. Ms. Poratto-Mason also maintains an active real estate and wills and estate practice.


Bachelor of Arts - Laurentian University, 1980

Diploma in Business Administration - Laurentian University, 1981

Diploma in Public Administration and Master of Business Administration - University of Windsor, 1983

Bachelor of Laws - University of Windsor, 1986

Professional Data

Law Society of Upper Canada, 1988

Employer Nominee – Various Boards of Arbitration 

Canadian Bar Association – Ontario

Member of Sudbury & District Law Association 

Civil and Community Involvement

2013 to present - Past Chair and Executive Board Member of the Mason Vale Hospice Board and Ethics Committee

2013 to present - Chair and Board Member of the Greater Sudbury Airport Board

2009 to 2012 - Member Canada Pension Plan Review Tribunal

2008 to present - National Committee of the Women Moving Woman Campaign of the Canadian Women's Foundation

2007 to present - Board Member of the FedNor Ministerial Advisory Board

2004 to 2009 - Executive Member of the Sudbury & District Law Association

2004 to 2007 - Executive and Board Member of the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce

2003 to 2004 - Board Member of the M.S. Society

2001 to 2003 - Board Neureka (Northern Centre for Biotechnology and Clinical Research)

2001 to 2003 - Hospital Representative on the Neureka Board, Senior Management Lead on the Hospital's Research Ethics Board and Member of its Ethics and Quality Assurance Committes

1998 to 2003 - Member, Ethics Committee; Sudbury Regional Hospital

1996 to present - Employer Nominee - Various Boards of Arbitration

1996 to 1997 - Chair, Municipal Sector, United Way

1992 to 1997 - Board Member - Laurentian Hospital

1992 to 1997 - Member, HRC Central Funding Appeals Committee, Ontario Hospital Association

1988 to present - Participating Member - Canadian Bar Association

1988 to present - Participating Member - Sudbury & District Law Association

In Addition

Ms. Poratto-Mason represents both employers and employees in labour and employment law matters in various levels of the courts and at administrative tribunals.

Ms. Poratto-Mason has also been appointed as an employer nominee on various boards of arbitration. Ms. Poratto-Mason is fluent in both English and French.

Lise Portatto-Mason

Lawyer (Retired)


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Lise Portatto-Mason
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