199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2002
Holly has over 20 years of experience as a specialist in employment law, providing timely and practical advice to clients in respect of all laws relating to workplace issues. She regularly advises large private and publicly listed companies on matters of significant legal and reputational importance, including the negotiation of executive contracts, transitions within executive leadership teams, class action and other risks relating to changes to compensation and benefit plans, and incidents of sexual harassment, workplace violence and bullying. Holly provides advice on complex accommodation requests and disputes and has a particular expertise in accessibility law. As an advocate, Holly represents employers in wrongful dismissal actions, human rights applications and other employment-related proceedings. She regularly provides client training sessions on executive compensation, human rights, accessibility and employment law topics. A significant portion of her practice is devoted to advising on the employment and labour aspects of complex corporate transactions, including the drafting and negotiation of purchase agreements, retention and transaction bonus agreements, and commercial and employment restrictive covenant agreements and advising on post-closing integration activities.
Element Financial Corporation acquired the assets and operations of PHH Arval, PHH Corporation's North American fleet management services business, for a purchase price of US$1.4 billion in cash. Element also assumed PHH's obligations under the PHH fleet securitization programs in the US and Canada.