Fernando Garcia, B.A., M.I.R, B.C.L, LL.B, and MBA is the General Counsel for Nissan Canada Inc. and Infiniti Canada. Fernando is a frequent speaker and contributor to discussions relating to legaltech and its impact on the profession and the future of law and is a columnist with Canadian Lawyer. He also speaks and writes regularly about diversity and inclusiveness within the legal profession. As a result of his work, he was recently a Finalist for the Environmental, Social and Governance Award at the Canadian General Counsel Awards.
Fernando was recently awarded the Zenith Award for Diversity and Inclusion and was named as one of the "10 most influential Hispanic Canadians" by Canadian Hispanic Business. He was also a recipient of the “Tomorrow’s Leader” award at the Canadian General Counsel Awards in 2015 and by Women of Influence Magazine as one of the 2011 and 2012 Canadian Diversity Champions.
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