Partner, Head of Not-for-Profit and Charity Law Group, Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall
Ms. Megan Wallace is an Ottawa-based corporate business lawyer and the Head of the Not-for-Profit and Charity Law Group at Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall. She completed her law degree at the University of Ottawa and was subsequently called to the Bar of Ontario in 2010 and the Bar of Alberta in 2015. In 2017, Ms. Wallace was the recipient of the Ottawa Business Journal/Ottawa Chamber of Commerce Forty Under 40 Award.
Ms. Wallace enjoys working with a variety of clients – ranging from corporations that operate across Canada to local family-owned businesses. She assists her clients on a range of issues, including incorporations, mergers and acquisitions, financings and review of key agreements.
In addition, Ms. Wallace works with a variety of not-for-profits and charities on issues, including compliance with governing legislation, governance and transactions/agreements with other organizations. She is a member of the Board of Directors of SafePet Ottawa and the Past Chair of the Board of Directors of the Youville Centre.
Ms. Wallace is also a part-time teacher at the University of Ottawa and co-taught the new Law of Cannabis class at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law in January 2019, the first of its kind in Canada.