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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


Partner and National Practice Group Lead of the firm’s Labour and Employment Group. Practicing Canadian management-side labour and employment law on behalf of national and global employers. Provides expertise and advocacy in all areas including union organizing, collective bargaining, grievance arbitration, provincial and federal labour boards, corporate employee policies and reorganization, human rights, labour standards, workers compensation, privacy, and pay and employment equity. Frequent author, interviewee and speaker on labour and employment issues and government policy.


CBA, LSUC, Toronto Law Association, Transport Lawyers Association, Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers, Food and Consumer Products Association.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Labour and employment

Striking ‘just the right balance between aggressive and practical‘, the labour and employment team at McCarthy Tétrault has expertise across a range of contentious and transactional matters. A standout partner in the team is Shana Wolch in Calgary, ‘an exceptional legal professional‘, who is noted for her expertise in occupational health and safety, and alcohol and drugs policies with a focus on cannabis. André Baril in Montréal has an especially strong reputation as a litigator in this space. Contacts in Toronto include Trevor Lawson, who acts for employers in a variety of industry sectors including consumer goods, retail and hospitality; and national group lead Tim Lawson.