Michael G. Sherrard is the Managing Partner of Sherrard Kuzz LLP. Recognized as one of Canada’s leading Employment and Labour lawyers by Chambers Global, Who’s Who Legal, Legal 500 and Lexpert®. Michael is acclaimed for his broad range of expertise and strategic excellence. Says Chambers Global, “Michael draws praise for satisfying the needs of even the most demanding clients and his specialist knowledge of union contract and negotiation issues, where he is described as 'exceptional,' and impresses with his 'phenomenal' work.” Michael is former Chair of the National Labour and Employment Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association and the Labour and Employment Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association. He is the recipient of several awards including the Construction Institute of Canada’s Chancellor’s Award of Excellence, the University of New Brunswick Alumni Award of Distinction, and U Sports Lester B. Pearson Award and the Canadian Franchise Association Volunteer Leadership Excellence Award. Michael acts for a wide variety of employers — public and private — with experience in the full range of employment and labour issues. He is widely published and frequently asked to chair international and national conferences on a variety of employment and labour law topics.