Carla Swansburg
Chief Officer, Practice Innovation, Pricing & Knowledge | Toronto
Toronto: 416-863-3292

Carla leads teams responsible for professional development and training, pricing, knowledge management, enterprise information management, and library and research services. She is responsible for a number of innovation initiatives at Blakes, including the Blakes Innovation Council and managing the Firm's initiative with MaRS/LegalX designed to promote legal innovation. She also co-manages Blakes inSource, the Firm's alternative service delivery business.

Carla previously practised commercial litigation at another large law firm, following which she was senior counsel with the litigation team for one of Canada's largest banks for a number of years. She is currently enrolled in an executive M.B.A. program at Rotman/University of Toronto.

Carla frequently speaks on topics relating to innovation in law and legal service delivery as well as legal pricing and alternative fee arrangements. She has been with Blakes since 2011.