100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1984
Filomena Frisina is a Toronto-based Gowling WLG partner and co-leader of the firm’s Financial Services Regulatory Group and InsurTech Group. A senior corporate and M&A practitioner, Filomena utilizes her extensive experience to lead transactions related to private M&A, as well as to advise on insurance regulation and general business matters. She works closely with numerous domestic and multinational clients representing a range of industry sectors, including financial services, food distribution, real estate, and health care. Filomena has led a number of multi-disciplinary and multi-jurisdictional client teams, pairing her leadership skills and business acumen to achieve successful outcomes on complex project work. As leader of the firm’s Italy Desk for Canada, Filomena helps Canadian clients pursue commercial opportunities in Italy, leveraging her local connections to connect clients with the right Italian legal advisors. Similarly, she collaborates with Italy-based clients who are looking to do business in Canada. She has served throughout her career as a member of numerous boards for public and private companies and not-for-profit organizations. Filomena has been recognized in Chambers Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, and The Legal 500 Canada.