Balancing skillful strategy with seasoned counsel, Risa represents both plaintiffs and defendants in a broad range of litigation matters. A significant portion of her practice is focused on professional liability, medical negligence and health care law. As an expert in the field, she has twice been named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers. She has acted as prosecutor, defence counsel, and independent legal counsel in the administrative law context. Risa frequently presents in continuing legal education programs for organizations such as the Law Society of Ontario and The Advocates' Society. She has also presented in continuing education programs for a variety of medical organizations.