No nonsense labour lawyer and civil litigator. Represents private and public sector trade unions and their members in grievance arbitration, and before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. Acts for trade unions in judicial review and appeal proceedings, and defends union members in picketing injunctions. Represents non-unionized employees in all employment law matters, including negotiating employment contracts and severance entitlements, and litigating wrongful dismissal and disability claims. Leads the firm’s employment, pension and consumer law class action practice. Has appeared at all levels of the Ontario courts. Has regularly been recognized as a leading practitioner in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and in Best Lawyers in Canada. Is a member of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers, the Ontario Bar Association, and The Advocates’ Society. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1978.