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Meet Our Team

As one of Toronto’s premier criminal defence boutiques, Lichtman Law’s core leadership and full support staff of knowledgeable agents utilize their varied capabilities to deliver first-class legal expertise tailored to our clients’ individual needs. Lichtman Law provides nothing but the utmost in superior, strategic defence.


Rachel Lichtman

Rachel Lichtman is the founder of Lichtman Law, she specializes in criminal, white-collar, and regulatory charges. As a fierce and experienced defence lawyer, Rachel has secured outstanding results for countless clients, ranging from fraud to sexual assault and serious Guns and Gangs charges. Her educational foundation in Business Administration coupled with her impressive legal track record has given her an advantage in representing clients charged with fraud and white-collar crimes.


For a more expansive account of her myriad legal victories, see our results list.


Rachel earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Windsor Law School after obtaining an Honors degree in Business Administration at York University. Before starting her own firm, Rachel worked at the esteemed Greenspan Partners LLP, one of the top 10 criminal law boutiques in Canada, where she further refined her uncompromising courtroom prowess.


Rachel is an Instructor at the Courtroom and Classrooms Superior Court Program. She uses this platform to educate students on the importance of the rights of each and every single Canadian, including all accused persons. She teaches about the importance of a fair trial to all, no matter the charges.


No matter the circumstance, Rachel works tirelessly to ensure that all clients receive absolute support and a complete and exhaustive defence. She is a proud member of the Law Society of Ontario, the Criminal Lawyers’ Association, and the Trial Lawyers Association.


Allison Towns

An associate lawyer at Lichtman Law, Allison Towns graduated from the University of Waterloo with an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Legal Studies. She went on to study at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Common Law where she earned her Juris Doctor. Throughout her educational career she remained focused on criminal law, prisoner advocacy, and social justice.


Allison furthered her legal defence expertise articling for Rusonik, O’Connor, Robbins, Ross, Gorham & Angelini LPP, one of Toronto’s most expansive criminal law firms. Receiving superior mentorship from dozens of lawyers, each with a unique skill set, she worked on the defence of various clients. These cases included accusations of sexual assault, serious violent offences and drug-related crimes, among others.


Allison specializes in criminal and quasi-criminal charges and provides exceptionally dedicated, vehement advocacy for her clients. She holds the adamant belief that every client should undergo a safe and judgment-free experience throughout the entire legal process. Allison is counted among the exclusive ranks of the Law Society of Ontario.

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