Liora Zimmerman is an associate at Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP. Liora’s practice is focused on advising First Nations and First Nation-owned businesses on corporate law and commercial transactions. Liora also advises First Nations on governance, land claims and environmental issues, and assists in research for land claims litigation.
Liora has a Master’s degree in Forest Conservation from the University of Toronto, and, prior to attending law school, Liora worked for several years at a forestry consulting firm in northwestern Ontario, where she specialized in forest management planning.
Liora received her J.D. from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. While at law school Liora was a senior editor and co-Editor-in-Chief of the Indigenous Law Journal, and participated in the Osgoode Intensive Program in Aboriginal Lands, Resources and Governments.
Liora is a member of the Ontario bar.
- "LRP II and Indigenous engagement: Until we meet again?", with Oliver MacLaren, OKT Blog, September 28, 2016
- Liora Zimmerman (with O. MacLaren), “McLean’s Mountain Wind Power Project Closes 135.2M Financing” Closing Date October 1, 2013, Lexpert Magazine, January 2014 at 29.
- Liora Zimmerman (with J. Rudin), “The End is Not in Sight – The Over-Representation of Aboriginal Youth in Custody in Ontario 2004-2010” (2014) 60 The Criminal Law Quarterly 443.