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“We have no litigation right now — my litigation mandate is nil.There have been times when it’s part of the role to manage the litigation.”But what about those angry spouses?That’s not really an issue that Weisman has in his new role.Most people have heard of Ashley Madison — whether they love it or hate it.“Right now it’s one of Canada’s most successful technology startups,” he says.
A big part of his role is to help develop strategies to continue that growth.“It’s funny, people always assume my job is heavily focused on litigation. We use external counsel for any litigation matter,” he says.
Avid Life Media also owns a few other properties, including Established Men (a dating service that connects “young, ambitious women with successful, established men”); Cougar Life (a dating site for women who want to share their real age and personal situation); and The Big and The Beautiful (a dating site for women “with curves who don’t like to play games”).
For Avi Weisman, vice president and general counsel for Avid Life Media, it’s not exactly a typical job. “I knew I didn’t want to have the normal or typical career path,” he says.
“By that I mean working on Bay Street, working up to partnership level, that path.
I moved in-house fairly quickly.”Weisman, who has an MBA from York University’s Schulich School of Business, is a one-man legal department at the company’s headquarters in Toronto.