Lisa Feldstein is a health lawyer in the Greater Toronto Area and an Adjunct Professor at York University in Toronto. She is the owner and founder of Lisa Feldstein Law Office Professional Corporation, an innovative law firm that focuses on Family Health Law™. Lisa has helped hundreds of clients create and protect their families.
Prior to opening her own firm, Lisa worked at a health law boutique in Toronto. She received her legal training at Osgoode Hall Law School, where she subsequently taught negotiation for six years.
Lisa has been featured as an expert in the areas of mental health law, surrogacy and elder law. She has appeared in magazines and newspapers such as Maclean's, Italian Vanity Fair and the National Post. She has been interviewed on television, radio and podcasts. Some notable appearances include CBC's The Current, CTV's Your Morning and Global News. She currently has a column in the Lawyer's Daily, a national publication for lawyers.
In November 2020 Lisa Feldstein was quoted in The Province in an article by Laura Hensley entitled "The 'extraordinary' case of Britney Spears' conservatorship".
In May 2020 Lisa Feldstein was quoted in Zoomer in an article by Peter Muggeridge about lawsuits against long-term care homes arising in relation to Covid-19.
In December 2019 Lisa Feldstein was quoted in Law Times article by Anita Balakrishnan about video game addiction and mental health law.
In January 2019 Lisa Feldstein was quoted in The Lawyer's Daily article by Luis Millan, "Proposed assisted reproduction regulations unfair to surrogates, say experts".
In January 2019 Lisa Feldstein was interviewed on CBC's The Current about the liability of free birth.
In September 2018 Lisa Feldstein was quoted by Ian Burns of The Lawyer's Daily in an article about discrimination claimed by medical student graduates regarding residency placements.
In July 2018 Lisa Feldstein was quoted by Health Reporter Sheryl Ubelacker of the Canadian Press in an article published by CTV news and the National Post called "Getting psychiatric care for loved one can be challenging for families".
In June 2018 Lisa Feldstein was interviewed by Ben Mulroney on CTV's Your Morning about the long-term care inquiry in Ontario.
In March 2018 Lisa Feldstein was quoted in Maclean's Magazine article "Why the term 'death midwife' has actual midwives up in arms".
In June 2017 Lisa Feldstein was quoted in The Lawyer’s Daily (LexisNexis Canada) article entitled “Ontario court clarifies reasonable foreseeability of death in medically assisted dying law”.
In March 2017 Lisa Feldstein was quoted in a CBC News article “National map with assisted dying data hits ‘roadblocks’ in Nova Scotia”.
In October 2016 Lisa Feldstein was quoted in an article about proposed amendments to the Assisted Human Reproduction Act, “The ‘devil is in the details’ on reproduction act adjustments”.
In September 2016 Lisa Feldstein was quoted in Vanity Fair Italy in an article by Stefano Ciardi about surrogacy in Canada.
In April 2016 Lisa Feldstein was interviewed on CBC News and CBC Ottawa Morning about the regulation of health professionals in Ontario.
Television clip: https://lnkd.in/ePtyMaj
Radio interview: https://lnkd.in/e3uqPjx
In January 2016 Lisa Feldstein was quoted in the iPolitics article “Assisted-dying exemptions hitting snag of doctor availability: lawyer”. Read the article here.
In December 2015 Lisa Feldstein was quoted in the iPolitics article “CMAJ: Physician-assisted death should be listed on medical certificates”. Read the article here.
In May 2015 Lisa Feldstein was honoured to win a Precedent Setter Award from Precedent Magazine.
In March 2015 Global News interviewed Lisa Feldstein about the family perspective on the Mental Health Act. Read the article and watch the segment here.
In March 2014 Lisa Feldstein wrote an article for the National Post about family caregivers and mental health law in Ontario.
In January 2014 Lisa Feldstein was interviewed on CBC’s The Current about Quebec’s Bill 52 (An Act respecting end-of-life care) and end-of-life law in Canada.
In August 2013 Lisa Feldstein was interviewed on Toronto’s Proud FM about reproductive law in Ontario.