Managing Partner effective June 2016, Labour Department Coordinator 2007–2011 and member of Koskie Minsky LLP Executive Committee since 2007. Represents trade unions and employees in proceedings before boards of arbitration, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Canada Industrial Relations Board, the Crown Employees’ Grievance Settlement Board and the College of Nurses of Ontario. Counsel in judicial review matters, including before the Supreme Court of Canada. Special expertise in workplace safety and insurance, having represented workers at all appeal levels. Past chair of the Administrative Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association. Regular commentator on labour and administrative law matters with published articles in the Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal. Frequent speaker on workers’ compensation, occupational health & safety, labour and administrative law issues to trade unions, law students, lawyers and human resource professionals. Coordinator of the KM University Lecture in labour law at Western University, London, Ontario. Active member of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers. Queen’s (BA Hons, 1982) and University of Toronto (LLB, 1986). Called to the Ontario Bar in 1988.
Year Called to the Bar:
Labour Relations - Labour
Labour Relations - Construction Sector - Construction Sector: Labour
Workers' Compensation - Employee