“Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good.”
Prior to joining Inter Alia Law, Vivian was the General Counsel at BlueCat Networks, a software company that helps enterprise customers stay connected throughout the network. At BlueCat, Vivian had responsibility for worldwide customer licensing (both SaaS/subscription and perpetual), risk management, corporate governance, HR matters and procurement. Prior to BlueCat, Vivian was Assistant General Counsel at OpenText, an enterprise information management software company.
Before her in-house experience, Vivian was in private practice at Stikeman Elliott in Toronto and Hale and Dorr (now Wilmer Hale) in Boston.
BEYOND THE BIO :
- Vivian can be found in the kitchen butchering perfectly good recipes, snuggled up on the couch with a good book or walking her two fur babies.
- University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, J.D.
INDUSTRY RECOGNITION :
- Winner of Mid-Market Excellence, 2017, Canadian General Counsel Awards (CGCA), recognizing the contribution of in-house counsel in a private company
- Featured in the 14th Annual InHouse Roundtable, Canadian Lawyer Magazine (June 2019) Bird’s-Eye View, GCs getting a seat at the table
YEAR OF CALL : 2001