Lisa J. Mills is an experienced pension and benefits lawyer with Toronto-based Brown Mills Klinck Prezioso LLP. She has 20 years of experience providing advice to both federally and provincially regulated pension plan sponsors and administrators regarding pension plan design, regulatory compliance and all other aspects of administering defined benefit and defined contribution pension plans.
Lisa appears as counsel on pension and benefit matters including in class proceedings and in the arbitration context and regularly advises private and public sector employers on the pension and benefits aspects of corporate transactions and insolvencies. Lisa has recently assisted numerous employers on the establishment of new plans and governance frameworks and on the legal aspects of defined benefit plan de-risking. Lisa also provides advice on employment-related tax issues including executive compensation programs and employment insurance top-up plans. She completed the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants In-Depth Tax Course and has a particular interest and significant experience in resolving the income tax elements of pension and benefit matters.