Elisa Scali is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office and a member of the firm’s national Employment, Labour & Equalities Practice Group. Elisa works closely with clients to assist them in achieving and maintaining compliance with employment laws and offers practical solutions to managing and minimizing employment-related legal risks. She regularly provides advice to clients on all aspects of the employment relationship including recruitment and background checks, employment agreements, incentive compensation plans, non-solicitation/non-competition agreements, confidentiality and intellectual property agreements, employee absenteeism and disability, human rights, workplace violence and harassment, employee policies, and discipline and dismissal. In addition to employment law, Elisa also practises in the area of insurance defence, focusing on disability and life insurance claims. She is experienced in mediation and assists clients with dispute resolution. Clients can rely on Elisa to represent them resolutely in the defence of a legal proceeding. She has appeared as counsel at all levels of court in Ontario, including the Superior Court of Justice, Divisional Court, and Court of Appeal. She has been recognized for a number of years in The Best Lawyers in Canada.
On May 1, 2015, Chorus Aviation Inc. acquired Voyageur Airways, a private company based in North Bay, Ontario. Voyageur is a Transport Canada approved air operator and an integrated provider of specialized aviation services, including contract flying operations both internationally and domestically, and offers advanced engineering and maintenance capabilities.