Lorna Cuthbert is a partner and head of the Employment, Labour and Pension Group, and member of the Management Committee in the Toronto office. Her practice encompasses all matters relating to employment and labour law, with a particular focus on the human resources aspects of commercial matters, having advised on the employment and labour ramifications of numerous mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, outsourcing and insolvency mandates. She negotiates employment agreements, consulting agreements, termination arrangements and regularly advises multinational corporations in establishing operations in Canada, including in relation to business immigration requirements. She provides advice to clients regarding employment standards compliance, human rights, wrongful dismissal, enforceability of restrictive covenants, and employee privacy. She is recognized in Chambers Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada and The Legal 500 Canada for labour & employment law. She is dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace and has chaired the Toronto office's Diversity and Inclusion Committee and currently co-Chairs the Toronto office’s Women’s Initiatives Committee. She was recognized as a Canadian Diversity Champion by Women of Influence, Inc.