Wendy Gross and Joel Ramsey have joined law firm Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP as partners. Wendy will co-chair the Technology Business Group for the company, which has offices in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Calgary and New York.
“Wendy Gross and Joel Ramsey are strategic additions to our Firm and we are delighted to have them join us,” said Osler Managing Partner Dale Ponder. “In a world where technology is so significant, we believe our clients will benefit from Wendy and Joel’s market leading expertise in complex transactions for technology and business process products and services. These are increasingly strategic areas for clients who must rely heavily on technology and on technology and business process service providers, to grow revenue, control costs, run operations efficiently, increase productivity and maintain a competitive advantage. They will also enhance our depth in advising clients on the growing demand for online and mobile payments systems.”
“Osler understands how critically important it is to help clients achieve their business objectives and manage risks,” Ms. Gross said. “Its strong client base in key industry verticals, such as financial services, energy, retail and health care, make this a tremendous fit for Joel and me. Osler already has an exceptional group of practitioners in this highly specialized area of law. We are looking forward to working with our new colleagues.”
Ms. Gross is recognized as a leading technology advisor in peer and customer research studies in Canada and internationally. She is actively engaged in speaking and writing on current issues in technology law and participates in key trade associations. Ms. Gross was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1993 and is a graduate of the University of Toronto.
Mr. Ramsey advises clients throughout North America on a variety of strategic sourcing, technology, software development and licensing matters. While based in New York earlier in his career, he built a practice focused on global outsourcing transactions. He is admitted to the Bar in Ontario and in New York.