ABOUT Stacey Hsu

Assistant: Billie Valliant
Phone: 416-645-8000 ext. 2260
Law Clerks
Angela Zitoli
Phone: 416-645-8000 ext 2372


Born and raised in Toronto, Stacey earned her Honours in Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business where she spent a semester studying in France at the HEC Paris Business School.

She went on to the University of Ottawa where she earned her Juris Doctor, cum laude. During her time in Ottawa, she worked at the University of Ottawa Legal Clinic with the Legal Aid Ontario. She is the past president of the Asian Law Students Association and editor for the Ottawa Law Review. In her last year of law school, she won second place at the Canadian Client Consultation Competition in Kingston, Ontario.

Stacey joined Reisler Franklin LLP as an articling student and returned as an associate upon her call to the Bar. Her practice includes all aspects of insurance defence litigation. She frequently appears before Masters and Judges at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. In her time at Reisler Franklin, she has successfully won a total of over $100,000 in costs for her clients on various motions.

In her spare time, Stacey competes in Dragonboat competitions across Ontario, enjoys travelling and making homemade pizza. She speaks Chinese, French and some German.



  • University of Ottawa, Juris Doctor, cum laude
  • The University of Western Ontario (Richard Ivey School of Business), Honours Business Administration

Honours & Awards

  • 2nd place, 2013 Canadian Client Consultation Competition
  • BrazeauSeller LLP Diversity Scholarship, University of Ottawa
  • Research Program Laureate on the topic of Solicitor-client Privilege under Professor Adam Dodek, University of Ottawa
  • HBA 1981 Student Award for community involvement and academic achievement, Richard Ivey School of Business
  • Graduated with Distinction, Richard Ivey School of Business

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Ontario Bar Association, Elected Toronto Council Member
  • Toronto Lawyers Association
  • Canadian Defence Lawyers
  • Young Women in Law
  • Young Advocates Society
  • Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers