An associate with Lerners LLP in Toronto, Anna Matas is a civil litigator who focuses her practice on sexual abuse survivors.
She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2008 after receiving her Bachelor of Civil Laws/Bachelor of Laws in 2006 from McGill University and a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Winnipeg in 1998.
Ms. Matas’ practice also includes health, insurance defence law and professional regulation. She regularly assists sexual abuse survivors achieve justice by bringing civil actions, and assists physicians in defending their reputations in court or before the College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Ms. Matas was previously an Associate Legal Officer in Trial Chamber II, at the UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (Arusha, Tanzania). She held the same position in Trial Chamber I of the Special Court for Sierra Leone (Freetown, Sierra Leone).
She is a member of the Law Society of Ontario, the Toronto Lawyers’ Association, the Advocates’ Society, the Ontario Bar Association and the Canadian Bar Association.