Marisa Keating

Marisa Keating
Telephone: 416 860 2978
Fax: 416 640 3010

Suite 2100, Scotia Plaza
40 King Street West
Toronto, ON M5H 3C2

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Marisa Keating is an associate in our Municipal, Planning & Environmental Group.

Marisa has represented clients before municipal councils across Ontario, the Toronto Local Appeal Body and the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal with respect to various land use and development matters.

Prior to joining Cassels Brock, Marisa articled and was an associate with a Toronto-based boutique firm that practices exclusively in the areas of land development and civil litigation.

Marisa obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa. While completing her degree, Marisa worked as a research assistant to Professor Jennifer Chandler and was selected to participate in the Legal Writing Academy as a peer mentor.

Throughout her undergraduate degree, Marisa gained invaluable experience working for a prominent GTA developer.

In addition to her law practice, Marisa serves as a member of the Mount Sinai Research and Ethics Board. She is also an Executive Committee member of the Breakfast of Champions in Support of SickKids, an annual fundraiser that has raised over $750,000 for SickKids Foundation.


University of Ottawa, J.D., 2014

York University, B.A. (Hons.), 2010

Recent Work

Publications, Newsletters and Articles

Bill 108 and the New Planning and Development System: Regulations, Transition & Royal Assent

The Pendulum Swings Back: Ontario Announces Changes to Planning and Development System

Call to the bar

Ontario, 2015


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Urban Land Institute (Toronto Chapter)
  • Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD)


Land Development
Municipal, Planning & Environmental
Real Estate & Development