Martin Wissmath is an associate at Carters Professional Corporation. Called to the Ontario Bar in 2021, Martin joined Carters after finishing his articling year with the firm in 2020-21. In addition to his legal practice, he assists the firm's knowledge management and research division, providing in-depth support for informative publications and client files, covering a range of legal issues in charity and not-for-profit law.

His practice area includes a focus on employment law, privacy law, corporate and information technology law, as well as the developing fields of social enterprise and social finance. Martin provides clients with legal advice and services for their social-purpose business needs, involving for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, online and off-line risk and compliance issues.

Before joining the firm as an associate, Martin spent his articling year writing for Carters' Charity & NFP Law Update as a student-at-law. While assisting the firm's partners with research and document drafting, he also gained experience in the areas of risk-management and litigation. He brings a passion for problem solving and an ability to integrate information through interrelated fields, offering a comprehensive approach to a client's particular legal challenges, while maintaining a commitment to improve his knowledge and expertise on the leading edge of professional development.

Originally from beautiful British Columbia, Martin now calls Ontario home. He graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2020. In the years prior to entering law school, he enjoyed working as a journalist on staff with local newspapers in Alberta and B.C.

Education & Call To The Bar
   
 
  • B.A., University of British Columbia
  • J.D., Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, 2020
  • Ontario Bar, 2021
Publications
   
 
By Barry W. Kwasniewski & Martin U. Wissmath. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 514, June 29, 2022.
By Barry W. Kwasniewski and Martin U. Wissmath. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 512, May 26, 2022.
By Terrance S. Carter, Theresa L.M. Man, Ryan M. Prendergast, Esther Shainblum, Esther S.J. Oh, Jennifer M. Leddy, Sean S. Carter, Adriel N. Clayton and Martin U. Wissmath. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 510, April 8, 2022.
By Barry W. Kwasniewski and Martin U. Wissmath. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 509, March 31, 2022.