Mitch Frazer, managing partner, Mintz LLP

Mitch Frazer is the managing partner of the Toronto office of Mintz and the chancellor of Ontario Tech University. Prior to joining Mintz, he served as the chair of the pensions and employment practice of an international law firm based in Toronto. His practice focuses on all aspects of pension, benefits and employment law. He is the co-founder of the National Institute on Ageing at Toronto Metropolitan University, a former adjunct professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and a published author. Frazer is a member and former chair of the TFS Board of Directors, a member and former vice-chair of the North York General Board of Governors, chair of the Western Law Advisory Council, the immediate past chair of Toronto Metropolitan University’s Board of Governors and a former member of the Ontario Science Centre Board of Trustees. He is an avid runner and has completed all six Abbott world marathon majors. Frazer was named one of the 25 most influential lawyers in Canada by Canadian Lawyer Magazine and is a recipient of a number of awards and honours including the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, the Ontario Bar Association’s Award of Excellence in Pension and Benefits Law and an honorary doctor of laws from Toronto Metropolitan University. He has also been admitted to the Order of Ontario.