77 King St W, Suite 400, Toronto-Dominion Ctr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2007
Andy Pushalik is a partner and lead of the Employment and Labour group, both nationally and in the Toronto office. Clients frequently seek Andy’s advice on sensitive human resources matters including workplace restructurings, discrimination and harassment complaints and workplace investigations. In addition, Andy regularly represents employers in all aspects of labour and employment litigation, including wrongful dismissal matters, grievance arbitrations and restrictive covenant disputes. He has appeared as lead employer’s counsel before all levels of court in Ontario, the Federal Court of Canada and a number of administrative tribunals, including the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Ontario Labour Relations Board and the Canada Industrial Relations Board. In all matters, Andy is focused on providing clients with practical advice in real time. Andy is a former executive member of the Ontario Bar Association’s labour and employment law section and is a frequent speaker and author on labour and employment law topics directed to in-house counsel and human resources professionals.