Counsel – Gowling WLG
Ralph Lean is counsel in the Toronto office of Gowling WLG and co-leader of the firm’s Cuba initiative. Lean is a highly regarded business lawyer and trusted advisor to clients ranging from start-ups to global corporations. Since September 2011, he has been a counsel in residence to the Ted Rogers School of Management. Lean also serves on many boards of Canadian public and private companies, as well as several charities, foundations and civic groups, including the Canadian Advisory Board and Right to Play. He has one of the most extensive network of contacts in the country, prompting the National Post to call Ralph one of Canada’s “most influential” business people.