With almost 20 years of experience, Lisa Cabel was recruited by KPMG Law LLP in 2020 to add labour and employment experience to their legal service offerings. The practice has since grown under her leadership to include additional partners, associates, support staff, and the addition of a pay equity team. Lisa provides powerful knowledge in human rights law, with a focus on management side labour and employment.
Annie is a lawyer at Stewart McKelvey in Halifax, specializing in Labour and Employment Law and Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution. From her time as a law clerk at both the New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Court of Appeal, Annie brings a valuable perspective to her clients’ needs, as well as a passion for writing and problem-solving.
Dylan is a partner at Carbert Waite in Calgary. He is an experienced employment lawyer, advising employers and employees on a range of human resources issues including employment contracts, workplace policies, terminations of employment, human rights and privacy matters.
Richard B. Johnson
Richard is a co-founder and partner at Ascent Employment Law in Vancouver, representing both employers and employees in all areas of employment law. A Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR), he is passionate about workplace issues and ensuring that the legal solutions he offers are practical and make situations better; not worse or more contentious.
Ted is a principal lawyer at Zubas Flett Law in Toronto and represents both employers and employees in all matters of employment law. Ted is also a member of the Faculty for Osgoode Hall Law School’s HR Law for HR Professionals Certificate.
Lorenzo is Leader of the Workplace Law Group at Aird and Berlis in Toronto. He has practiced exclusively in the area of labour and employment law for over 30 years, representing employers in all areas touching labour and employment law, both provincially and federally. 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 exten
Justin Turc is a Partner in our Labour and Employment Group in Calgary. The vast majority of his practice concerns management-side issues. Justin advises employers on a range of human resources issues, including employment contracts, workplace policies, terminations, disability management, and workplace investigations. He also assists employers with disputes, including wrongful dismissal claims.
Birch K. N. Miller
Birch is the Practice Group Leader of the Blakes Calgary Employment & Labour group. She practices in the areas of employment and privacy and cybersecurity law.
Patrick Essiminy is a partner and Head of Stikeman Elliott’s Employment & Labour Group in Montréal. He has over 30 years of experience in all areas of employment and labour law, for both provincially and federally regulated companies.
Christopher Andree is a partner at Gowling WLG and past co-leader of the firm's Employment, Labour & Equalities Group. He is also the former litigation department head in our Waterloo Region Office.
Nafisah Chowdhury is a lawyer practicing in employment and commercial litigation. She provides day-to-day strategic advice to businesses of all sizes on a broad range of matters, including navigating workplace issues, resolving corporate disputes, and addressing privacy law concerns. She regularly appears before various Courts and Tribunals.
Rich Appiah is the principal of Appiah Law | Employment + Labour Counsel. He provides strategic advice and legal representation in human resources law to businesses of all sizes and sectors, as well as to managers and senior executives.
James D. Kondopulos
James D. Kondopulos is a founding member and partner (practising through a law corporation) at Roper Greyell LLP, a Vancouver-based employment and labour law boutique with approximately 50 lawyers who practise exclusively in the area of workplace law.