Mr Lorenzo Lisi > Aird & Berlis LLP > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile

Aird & Berlis LLP

Work Department

Labour & Employment


Lorenzo Lisi is the Practice Group Leader of Aird & Berlis LLP’s Workplace Law Group.


Lorenzo has practised exclusively in the area of labour and employment law for over 30 years, representing employers on all areas touching labour and employment law, both provincially and federally. 

Lorenzo has developed a practical, business-oriented approach and has built a long list of loyal clients who depend on him for direct solutions, risk analysis and strategic advice. Cognizant of the time pressures and deadlines most employers experience in today’s workplace, he combines focused, calm and proactive advice with exceptional client service, while remaining approachable to all levels of the organization.

His 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. He has extensive experience in grievance and labour board litigation, injunctive proceedings, responding to union organizing and applications for certification, collective bargaining and grievance arbitration. Lorenzo also advises his management clients on acquisitions, divestitures and restructurings, enforceability of restrictive covenants and the application of various labour and employment statutes.


American Bar Association
Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association
Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers
Canadian Bar Association
Canadian Labour Law Association
Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario
International Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association (Labour & Employment, Civil Litigation, Corporate Counsel, Constitutional, Civil Liberties, Human Rights)
Ontario Motor Coach Association


LL.B., Queen’s University, 1988
B.A. (Hons.), University of Toronto, 1985

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Labour and employment

Aird & Berlis LLP‘s labour and employment practice supports corporate transactions, and also provides standalone advice on compensation and pay equity, employment standards, workplace conflicts and wrongful dismissals. The team is also experienced in assisting employers with strikes and lockouts. Practice head Lorenzo Lisi is experienced with grievance and labour board litigation.