Corey Willard

Corey Willard is a partner in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office who serves his clients in both official languages.

Corey's broad litigation practice includes medical defence, health law, professional liability, general commercial disputes and tax matters. Corey has appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (with and without jury), the Federal Court of Canada, the Tax Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada. He has represented clients before administrative and regulatory tribunals, including the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.

Originally from a small town in Eastern Ontario, Corey understands the importance of a strong reputation. He tirelessly defends and protects his clients' reputations. He also regularly works with law enforcement authorities in a variety of matters. He has gained considerable experience in dealing with the use of technology in litigation and regulatory investigations. He also advises his clients on complex privacy-related issues.

Corey is a board member of AJEFO (Association des juristes d'expression française de l'Ontario) and a national financial institution. While working in Washington, DC, he volunteered with Presidential Classroom, a program that reached out to the next generation of leaders from around the world. He has also received the Big Brother of the Year award from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada. With a passion for amateur sports, Corey has previously competed across North America and continues to enjoy various sports, including golf and hockey.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2014

    • Rankings & Awards
       2014
      Big Brother of the Year (Eastern Ontario)
    • Rankings & Awards
       2014
      Big Brother of the Year (Eastern Ontario)
  • 2013

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2013
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2012

    • Education
       2012
      University of Ottawa, JD
  • 2011

    • Rankings & Awards
       2011
      Congressional Award Program and USA Freedom Corps Lifetime Goal - 2500 hours towards community involvement
  • 2009

    • Rankings & Awards
       2009
      United States Congress Certificate of Excellence, University of Ottawa
    • Education
       2009
      University of Ottawa/Georgetown University, BA, History and Political Science

Memberships

  • Association des juristes d'expression française de l'Ontario
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Carleton County Law Association
  • Ontario Bar Association