Peter Israel is a founding partner of Israel Foulon Wong LLP. He has practised exclusively in the areas of employment and labour law since 1978. He has appeared before every level of court in Ontario, as well as the Supreme Court of Canada. Peter has been named as one of Canada’s leading practitioners in Employment Law by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory every year since 1998, as well as by TheLexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. He has also been listed in the National Post – Best Lawyers in Canada and is a recipient ofMartindale-Hubbell's highest rating, AV, for his skills, integrity, and reputation since their inception in Canada. He is the 2014 recipient of the Randall Echlin Mentorship Award. Peter has commenced a mediation practice as Mediator. His established reputation and professional accomplishments as a lawyer have provided credibility and catapulted him to becoming one of the “go-to Mediators” in the Greater Toronto Area. He is well-suited to assessing the strengths and weaknesses of less formal alternative dispute resolution processes, as he encourages adverse parties to “think outside the box” to resolve their disputes professionally, effectively, conclusively, and respectfully with as little animosity as possible.