Successfully represented a University defending discipline of a faculty member for discriminatory conduct against allegations of a breach of academic freedom rights.
Counsel to the Respondent in the leading family status accommodation case in Ontario.
On behalf of Universities, successfully defended various Human Rights Tribunal applications from students, staff and senior faculty claiming discrimination on various grounds of discrimination, including race, gender, creed and psychological disability.
Successfully defended a school board against a human rights application alleging discrimination in the provision of special education to students.
On behalf of Universities, successfully defended wrongful dismissal and constructive dismissal claims by senior administration alleging harassment and systemic discrimination.
Currently representing several clients in responding to HRTO applications commenced by former employees.
Currently representing a client in responding to a CHRC application commenced by a former employee.
Successfully defended a post-secondary institution against a complaint by a former student that his failure to successfully complete his academic program was due to discrimination and harassment by a faculty member; this case also clarified the legal requirements with respect to family status accommodation.
Successfully argued to have a human rights complaint dismissed against a College due to the applicant’s disrespectful and inappropriate conduct.
Successfully represented hospitality and gaming client in summary dismissal of claim before the Human Rights Tribunal.