Peter Lukasiewicz
Peter Lukasiewicz
Chief Executive Officer at Gowling WLG
(416) 862-4328
(416) 863-3428
100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1981 (ON)
Peter Lukasiewicz is a senior commercial litigator who counsels and represents significant domestic and global clients in complex commercial disputes. From 2016 to 2021, Peter served as chief executive officer (CEO) of Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP, the Canadian arm of Gowling WLG, and was co-chair of Gowling WLG’s international board. As CEO Peter led the strengthening of the firm's practices domestically, emphasized associate advancement and inclusion and prioritized mental health and DEI. He plays an instrumental role in supporting the firm's development by mentoring young advocates, fostering client relationships, cultivating new leaders and supporting strategic initiatives. Prior to becoming CEO, Peter served on the firm's national leadership team as the Managing Partner – Clients, with primary responsibility for advancing the firm's relationships with its clients, was the Managing Partner of the Toronto office for 15 years, and served as Head of the Advocacy Department in Toronto. Active in the community and the profession, Peter currently serves on the board of Indspire, a leading Canadian Indigenous charity. Peter previously served as President of The Advocates’ Society, Canada’s premier organization for advocates, and Chair of the Board of Toronto Metroplitan University.
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