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McCarthy Tétrault
66 Wellington Street West
Suite 5300, TD Bank Tower Box 48
Toronto ON M5K 1E6

Work Department

Employment & Labour


Trevor Lawson is a partner in McCarthy Tetrault’s Labour & Employment Group in Toronto.

Trevor’s broad practice encompasses all aspects of labour and employment-related litigation, labour relations, corporate transactions, executive compensation and privacy. He has represented employers in proceedings before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Court of Appeal for Ontario, Ontario Labour Relations Board, Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, boards of arbitration, coroner’s inquests and other administrative tribunals. His clients carry on business in a wide range of sectors, including hospitality, retail, consumer goods, gaming, manufacturing, property management, banking and finance. Trevor is the Hospitality sector lead as part of the firm’s National Retail and Consumer Markets group.


Ontario Bar, 2000


Trevor is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, American Bar Association and the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Labour and employment

(Next Generation Partners)

Trevor LawsonMcCarthy Tétrault

Offering prompt, practical, business-focused advice,McCarthy Tétrault‘s labour and employment group advises on a range of advisory matters, as well as frequently representing its clients in disputes across the provinces and at national level. The Montréal office saw two partner additions in November 2020, with Alexandre Buswell and Myriane Le François joining from Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. They join key litigator André Baril in Quebec. In Toronto, Trevor Lawson and Kate McNeill-Keller are praised for their ‘precise, on-point, practical advice‘. National practice head Tim Lawson has particular knowledge of the energy, financial services, transportation, retail and construction sectors. Shana Wolch is the lead partner in Calgary; her practice encompassing all areas of HR law. Donovan Plomp in Vancouver is recommended for his ‘prompt, practical, business-focused advice.