Tiffany Sillanpaa

Tiffany Sillanpaa

Tiffany joins Dolden Wallace Folick as an articled student following the completion of her LL.M at the New York University (NYU) School of Law in 2020. Prior to this, she received an LL.B from City University of London in the United Kingdom.

Tiffany holds 7 years of insurance industry experience working in Technology and Operational Risk at one of the largest insurers in Canada and the United Kingdom. Through her work in both the Toronto and London head offices, Tiffany has developed a keen understanding of how insurance companies function and make risk-based decisions in tandem with regulators.

During her time at NYU, Tiffany was a research assistant to leading faculty in International Arbitration and a teaching assistant for a practical negotiation workshop; while at City, she placed second in the Denton’s Canadian Negotiation Competition. Tiffany has conducted a wealth of pro-bono work in the UK, USA, and Canada with her most recent roles being at UN Women and the National Canadian Lawyer’s Initiative (NCLI). She has also authored academic articles on the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement and the legal implications of Blockchain Smart Contracts.

Prior to attending law school, Tiffany completed both a Bachelor and Master of Arts in Literature at York University in Toronto. In her spare time she enjoys writing and photographing cityscapes both at home and abroad.

 

Education

NYU School of Law (LL.M, 2020)

The City Law School, City University of London (LL.B, 2018)

York University (MA, 2014; BA, 2013)

 

Bar Admissions

Ontario, Canada, in progress

New York State, USA, in progress

 

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