Partner announcement

John Risk Joins WeirFoulds

April 25, 2017

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that John Risk has joined the firm as a partner focusing on regulatory agencies, health law and policy, and privacy.

John brings a well-rounded and versatile perspective to his practice, having viewed regulatory and health law issues from a range of perspectives. In his over two decades of experience in regulation, John has served as General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer and as Director of Enforcement at a regulatory authority, as external counsel to health care organizations and regulatory colleges, and in senior policy positions with government.

The variety of his experience allows him to handle a myriad of issues affecting his main client base of health professional colleges and other regulators, industry associations, and health care organizations.

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John Risk

WeirFoulds LLP

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University of Toronto

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