Anita Balakrishnan

Anita Balakrishnan

Anita Balakrishnan is the website and newsletter editor at Law Times—breaking news on Ontario’s legal scene—as well as a contributor to Canadian Lawyer magazine. Law Times covers more than a dozen practice areas that impact Ontario’s lawyers, with topics ranging from insurance law to real estate regulation; alongside trends at the Law Society of Ontario and Ontario’s Attorney General.

Her writing specialties include law, technology, and finance. Before joining Law Times, she was a journalist covering business and technology for CNBC.com and has had work appear in NBCNews.com, Yahoo Finance, and in USA Today.

She has a master’s degree in Business and Economic Reporting from New York University’s school of journalism and Stern school of business. She also has an undergraduate degree from the University of Denver with majors in economics and environmental science.

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More civil liability for privacy complaints in Ontario after landmark case

More civil liability for privacy complaints in Ontario after landmark case

FOCUS ON PRIVACY - Tort of 'publicly placing a person in false light' recognized

Privacy Commissioner could overhaul artificial intelligence laws amid mounting privacy concerns

Privacy Commissioner could overhaul artificial intelligence laws amid mounting privacy concerns

FOCUS ON PRIVACY - The deadline to weigh in is March 13

Human rights monitoring falls in the law society's mandate, says founding member of group

Human rights monitoring falls in the law society's mandate, says founding member of group

Law profession is becoming more global

Finding a niche, getting clients, student loans: Lawyers say new calls are pulled in all directions

Finding a niche, getting clients, student loans: Lawyers say new calls are pulled in all directions

Young lawyers split on how to best use their mentorship opportunities, poll says

Insurer should pay professional fees, judge says

Insurer should pay professional fees, judge says

Dispute over the use of word ‘required’

Digital identity verification could present big opportunities for Ontario — but big risks, too

Digital identity verification could present big opportunities for Ontario — but big risks, too

It’s vital that the province use strong identity verification if the process moves online, says one Ontario CEO

LSO human rights events raise concerns about overreach, say some readers

LSO human rights events raise concerns about overreach, say some readers

Human rights support surprisingly controversial for others

Condo rule in place since 1983 is too ‘harsh,’ outdated and must be overturned, says court

Condo rule in place since 1983 is too ‘harsh,’ outdated and must be overturned, says court

Nullifying an action is no longer only remedy to non-compliance with condo notice provision

Timmins and Toronto lawyers become judges; Justices Stevenson, Firestone promoted

Timmins and Toronto lawyers become judges; Justices Stevenson, Firestone promoted

Justice Minister David Lametti makes a slew of judicial appointments across the country

Identity fraudsters can exploit legal loopholes in title insurance, lawyers warned

Identity fraudsters can exploit legal loopholes in title insurance, lawyers warned

FOCUS ON REAL ESTATE - LawPRO warns lawyers to watch for identity fraud exclusions in title insurance policies