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Torys partner appointed as executive in residence at U of T school of management

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 @ 9:32 AM | By John Chunn


Torys announced that partner Cornell Wright has been appointed as an executive in residence at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. His role will focus on coaching and mentoring students and recent graduates of the school.

According to the firm’s press release, as a graduate of the University of Toronto’s juris doctor/MBA program, Wright has remained actively involved in numerous alumni initiatives for both the Rotman School of Management and the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law.

Wright — who is a member of Torys’ executive committee, is also chair of its corporate department and is the former co-head of the firm’s M&A Practice — is a mentor to young lawyers, having most recently led a leadership and career development series for 25 Black MBA alumni and students at the Rotman School of Management.