Jeffrey Goodman, Dianne Jozefacki, and Stephanie McLoughlin recently contributed a chapter titled, “Employment Contracts and the State of the Law on Termination Clauses” to the Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2020  by the Honourable Mr. Justice Todd L. Archibald and the late Honourable Mr. Justice Randall Scott Echlin

Hicks Morley is pleased to announce that Kathryn Bird has been named one of Lexpert’s 2020 Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40.

Kathryn is a partner in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office and a member of the firm’s Human Rights practice group. Repeatedly recognized as one of Ontario’s leading lawyers on human rights, Kathryn was counsel on several precedent-setting human rights law decisions, including the leading decision on family status accommodation in Ontario.

We are pleased to announce that Craig Rix has been appointed Managing Partner effective January 1, 2021. He follows Stephen Shamie who held the role for 18 years and who announced that he was stepping down earlier this Summer.

Hicks Morley has once again been recognized as a leading law firm in the Chambers Canada 2021 guide for Employment & Labour (Ontario and Nationwide) and Pensions & Benefits (Nationwide). The firm receives praise for being a “high-quality law firm” whose lawyers provide “very detailed, very thoughtful strategic advice on labour and employment law.”

Benefits Canada quoted Hicks Morley’s Stephanie Kalinowski in a May 27, 2020 article titled “Employers Can’t Use SUB Plans to Top up Employees Laid off Due to Pandemic.” The article discusses how employers with registered supplemental unemployment benefit plans aren’t able to use them to top up laid-off employees who are receiving the Canada Emergency Response Benefit.