Marisa Keating is a partner in the Municipal, Planning & Environmental Group at Cassels. Marisa has represented clients before municipal councils across Ontario, the Toronto Local Appeal Body and the Ontario Land Tribunal (formerly the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal) with respect to various land use and development matters.
Marisa obtained her J.D. from the University of Ottawa. While completing her degree, Marisa worked as a research assistant to Professor Jennifer Chandler and was selected to participate in the Legal Writing Academy as a peer mentor. Throughout her undergraduate degree, Marisa gained invaluable experience working for a prominent GTA developer.
Prior to joining Cassels, Marisa articled and was an associate with a Toronto-based boutique firm that practices exclusively in the areas of land development and civil litigation.
In addition to her law practice, Marisa serves as a member of the Mount Sinai Research and Ethics Board. She is also an Executive Committee member of the Breakfast of Champions in Support of SickKids, an annual fundraiser that has raised over $750,000 for SickKids Foundation.