Successfully defeated certification in proposed class actions brought by employees claiming entitlement to overtime pay against a large financial institution (upheld on appeal).
Successfully defeated certification in proposed class actions brought by employees in Ontario and Quebec alleging mass constructive dismissal (upheld on appeal).
Counsel to financial services institutions in respect of all their dismissal-related matters, including those that proceed to court.
Guided several major financial institutions though extensive restructurings and mass terminations.
Renegotiated and drafted executive employment agreements for financial institutions.
Successfully defended a financial institution in the first appellate level decision in Canada addressing the Canada Labour Code’s jurisdictional provision in an unjust dismissal and human rights case.
Successfully defended a financial institution in a proposed overtime class action brought by investment advisors and counsel to a financial institution in a national “off the clock” class action.
Successful in representing a financial institution in achieving dismissal of an unjust dismissal complaint where the applicant falsified email evidence.
Successfully represented a financial institution on the judicial review (and later appeal) of a Canadian Human Rights Tribunal’s decision to dismiss a complaint regarding discrimination on the basis of disability.
Successfully defended a financial institution in an unjust dismissal claim brought by a former financial services representative.