Founder & Principal Lawyer, Lex Integra Professional Corporation
Amee is a lawyer, entrepreneur, and university instructor from Toronto.
In 2019, she founded Lex Integra, a boutique law firm that exclusively focuses on business law and corporate ethics. She helps clients reduce their legal and integrity risks primarily by: 1) negotiating and drafting their contracts, 2) providing them a range of in-house counsel legal services, and 3) building their ethics and compliance programs.
Through Lex Integra, she has done work for professional firms, TSX/NYSE-listed companies, crown corporations, energy companies, tech companies, start-ups and not-for-profits/charities. She also works with other law firms to provide her skills and knowledge to their clients.
Amee has 20 years of wide-ranging experience in assisting clients pursue and complete major domestic and international proposals, transactions and projects. She spent 17 years working for major engineering and construction companies, with increasingly senior roles in legal, ethics and compliance, and commercial operations. She started her career as lawyer on Toronto's Bay Street.
Amee is a mentor with the Law Practice Program at Ryerson University. She has taught business law to undergraduate students at Ryerson University and Algoma University.
She was part of the first cohort of the ELLA program, a business accelerator for women founders, through York University. Amee is also a volunteer mentor at ICUBE UTM, a business incubator at the University of Toronto.
She frequently speaks on corporate ethics, anti-corruption law, and compliance programs.
Amee is a board member and legal committee member of Transparency International – Canada. Amee is on the Law and Business Advisory Council as well as external executive advisor, both at the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University.
Most recently, Amee joined the roster of Canadian Climate Governance Experts at the Canada Climate Law Initiative, a joint project of the University of British Colombia and York University, in partnership with the Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative, Oxford University.