Andrea Boctor is a partner and Head of the Pensions & Benefits Group, as well as Co-Chair of the Community Involvement and Pro Bono Committee in the Toronto office. Andrea advises clients in all areas of pensions and benefits, with emphasis on pension issues in the context of mergers and acquisitions and bankruptcy and insolvency. She also advises clients with respect to a full range of pension investment and administration issues, and the pension issues that arise in the context of lending arrangements.
In addition, Andrea advises clients on executive compensation matters including the taxation of stock and non-stock based compensation, supplemental pension and retirement compensation arrangements, and bonus arrangements.
Andrea is the editor of Pension Benefits Law in Ontario(annotated Ontario Pension Benefits Act), and Canadian Cases on Pensions and Benefits (case law reporter) and has written and spoken extensively on pensions-related issues. She also contributes to the firm's Employment and Pension Law blog, and has been a guest lecturer on pension issues at the University of Toronto and Osgoode Hall Law Schools.
Andrea is appointed to the Legal Advisory Committee of the Financial Services Tribunal. She is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association, Law Society of Upper Canada, Association of Canadian Pension Management, and International Pension & Employee Benefits Lawyers Association, and is a past Chair of the Ontario Bar Association’s Pensions and Benefits Section executive.