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CANADA LAW FIRM

The Employers Counsel Network is proud to include law firms in all 50 states that advise and represent employers in workplace-related issues and disputes. Please find our member law firm in Canada below:
333 Bay Street, Suite 2400
Bay Adelaide Centre Box 20, Toronto
Phone: (416) 366-8381
Fax: (416) 364-7813
Smeenk, Brian

Brian P. Smeenk (Full Bio) is a partner with Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP and practices in the firm's Toronto, Ontario office. Since 1981, his practice has focused on management-side labour and employment law. Mr. Smeenk represents both private sector and public sector employers, including many multi-national corporations. As counsel, he appears regularly before administrative tribunals such as arbitration boards, labour relations boards, employment standards adjudicators, and human rights boards of inquiry. He also represents clients in employment-related litigation, including appeals at all levels. (Read more)

E-mail Contact | fasken.com P: (416) 868-3438 F: (416) 364-7813 333 Bay Street, Suite 2400 Toronto, ON
Graves, Sarah - Canada

Sarah Graves (Full Bio) is a partner in the Labour and Employment Group in our Toronto office. Sarah focuses her practice on all aspects of employment law, litigation and human rights. Sarah represents private and public employers and academic institutions on matters such as employment standards, employment contracts, wrongful dismissal, workplace investigations, human rights including sexual harassment claims involving allegations of sexual assault, whistleblower claims, accommodation and disability and leave laws. Her cases often include complex privilege and e-discovery issues. (Read more)

E-mail Contact | fasken.com P: (416) 865-4474 F: (416) 364-7813 333 Bay Street, Suite 2400 Toronto, ON
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Stephanie Gutierrez (Full Bio) has an active labour and human rights law practice in Vancouver. She represents unionized and non-unionized employers in a wide range of matters and disputes. Companies value Stephanie’s practical, client-centric and strategic advice.

Stephanie has significant expertise in labour relations, and regularly acts for employers before the Labour Relations Board, Human... (Read more)

E-mail Contact | fasken.com P: (604) 631-3144 F: (604) 632-3144 333 Bay Street, Suite 2400 Toronto, ON
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Emilie Paquin-Holmested (Full Bio) is a member of the Labour, Employment & Human Rights practice group. Her practice is  primarily focused on federal and provincial labour relations, employment law and human rights law. In addition to providing strategic and preventative advice, she represents clients in litigious matters before the civil courts and administrative and arbitration tribunals and guides them during collective bargaining.

 A member of the Quebec Bar, the Young Bar of Montréal, the Bar of Montreal and the Canadian Bar Association, Emilie Paquin-Holmested speaks French, English and Spanish. (Read more)

E-mail Contact | fasken.com P: (514) 397-5111 F: (514) 397-7600 333 Bay Street, Suite 2400 Toronto, ON
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Christian Paquette (Full Bio) practices labour, employment and human rights law, as well as commercial litigation. Fluent in both English and French, Christian assists clients across a variety of industries.

Christian has a broad practice advising clients in both unionized and non-unionized settings. He regularly represents clients faced with human rights applications, wrongful dismissal claims, grievances, and contractual disputes. Christian counsels clients on labour issues, employment standards, workplace investigations, workplace policies, attendance and disability management, fiduciary obligations and post-employment obligations, as well as privacy issues. (Read more)

E-mail Contact | fasken.com P: (416) 865-5148 F: (416) 364-7813 333 Bay Street, Suite 2400 Toronto, ON
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Shane D. Todd (Full Bio) advises employers on workplace issues and represents them in legal proceedings. He has won cases at trial and on motions, negotiated and enforced agreements, and achieved great settlements for clients.

Shane worked as a human resources professional prior to beginning his practice. He knows what issues look like in the workplace, and he understands the need for timely and realistic solutions. He leverages this experience to provide proactive, timely, and high quality advice to clients.

Shane is a frequent writer on human resources law developments. (Read more)

E-mail Contact | fasken.com P: (416) 868-3424 F: (416) 364-7813 333 Bay Street, Suite 2400 Toronto, ON