181 Bay St, Suite 1800, Brookfield Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1990 (ON)
Partner and Practice Group Leader of the firm's Workplace Law Group. Has practised exclusively in labour and employment law for over 30 years. Expertise spans the broad spectrum of workplace law, whether it be defending employers against employee claims (wrongful and constructive dismissal, human rights, harassment) or dealing with a unionized workplace. Extensive experience in grievance and labour board litigation, injunctive proceedings, responding to union organizing and applications for certification, collective bargaining, and grievance arbitration. Advises management clients on acquisitions, divestitures and restructurings, enforceability of restrictive covenants, and the application of various labour and employment statutes. Served on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers as well as a member of the Government Affairs Committee of the Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario. Member of the ABA, Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers, Canadian Labour Law Association, Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario, IBA, and OBA (Labour & Employment, Civil Litigation, Corporate Counsel, Constitutional, Civil Liberties, Human Rights). Recognized by Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, Best Lawyers, and Lexpert®.
Veridian Corporation and Whitby Hydro Energy Corporation amalgamated to form Elexicon Corporation, and their subsidiaries amalgamated to form a single regulated electricity distribution subsidiary, Elexicon Energy Inc., and a non-regulated subsidiary, Elexicon Group Inc.