Peter Israel is a founding partner of Israel Foulon LLP. He has practised exclusively in the areas of Employment and Labour Law since 1978. He has appeared before every level of court in Ontario as well as the Supreme Court of Canada, has been named as one of Canada’s Most Frequently Recommended Employment lawyers by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory every year since 1998 as well as by The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. Mr. Israel has also been listed in the National Post-Best Lawyers in Canada and recipient of Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating, AV, for his skills, integrity, and reputation every year since their respective inception in Canada. More recently Peter has commenced a Mediation Practice as Mediator. His established reputation and professional accomplishments as a lawyer have provided credibility and have catapulted him to becoming one of the “go to Mediators” in the Greater Toronto area. He is well-suited to assessing the strengths and weaknesses of less formal alternative dispute resolution processes as he encourages adverse parties to “think outside the box” to resolve their disputes professionally, effectively, conclusively, and respectfully with as little animosity as possible.