Donna Shier, BA, LLB, is a Law Society Certified Specialist in Environmental Law. Donna is environmental counsel to major industrial corporations and a leading expert in contaminated land issues, advising on contaminated site management, remediation and redevelopment. Corporate, commercial, real estate and litigation counsel request her assistance with their clients’ environmental legal issues. She helps corporations, and directors' and officers' identify, reduce, and manage environmental risk and liability exposures, including risks associated with the purchase and sale of contaminated land and other corporate, commercial and real estate transactions. She assists with pre-purchase environmental due diligence and compliance. Donna is ranked Consistently Recommended by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory for Environmental Law, selected annually for The Best Lawyers in Canada in environmental law, BV distinguished by Martindale-Hubbell, and named annually in the international Who’s Who Legal — Environment and Who’s Who Legal — Canada. She was named Best Lawyers 2014 “Lawyer of the Year” — Toronto Environmental Law. Willms & Shier is named Law Firm of the Year for Environmental Law in The Best Lawyers in Canada, 2017 Edition.