Amanda P. Cohen

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Associate, Toronto
Direct: 416.864.7316
Main: 416.362.1011
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Year of Call: Ontario, 2018
  • Biography

Amanda Cohen is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. She provides advice and representation to employers and management in both the private and public sector on a wide-range of labour, employment and human rights issues, including grievance arbitrations, collective bargaining, labour disputes, occupational health and safety, human rights and accommodation and employment standards.

Amanda received her Juris Doctor from Queen’s University. While studying at Queen’s, she competed in a number of provincial moots including the National Labour Arbitration Competition. She also worked at the Queen’s Legal Aid Clinic, assisting clients in managing employment and other contract disputes. Before attending law school, Amanda received a Bachelor of Science degree (Honours with Distinction) from the University of Guelph. Amanda summered and articled with the firm before returning as an associate in 2018.

Memberships & Affiliations

Ontario Bar Association – Member (Labour & Employment Section)

Canadian Bar Association – Member

Select Publications & Presentations

“Medical Cannabis: WSIB and Benefits Considerations” and “End of Bill 148 Era – What’s Changed?” OMHRA Echo Newsletter (Spring 2019)

“Labour Relations 101” Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC) Labour Relations Seminar (January 22, 2019)

“Human Resources Law: The Year in Review” AdvantAge Ontario (January 16, 2019)

“Human Resources Law: The Year in Review” AdvantAge Ontario (January 26, 2018)


Queen’s University – J.D.

University of Guelph – B.Sc. (Hons.)