Craig S. Rix

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Partner, Toronto

craig-rix@hicksmorley.com
Direct: 416.864.7284
Main: 416.362.1011
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Year of Call: Ontario, 1995

Biography

Craig Rix is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office.  His practice is dedicated to a wide range of activities including collective bargaining, rights arbitration advocacy and strategic human resources and governance advice in both the public and private sector.

Craig is an advocate, negotiator, relationship-builder and problem-solver. Applying a broad skill base forged through experience at the bargaining table, the boardroom table and a three-year leave early in his career as a senior advisor with the provincial government, Craig has developed an ability to help his clients creatively solve a number of human resources problems.

Craig regularly conducts in-house training to help organizations avoid legal troubles in the first place.  Using his practical knowledge of the statutory, regulatory and public policy-making process, Craig’s work also includes representing employers with a wide range of legal, public policy advocacy and governance-related issues.

Craig is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, responsible for client growth and development.

Awards & Recognition

The Best Lawyers® in Canada (2012–2017)
Labour & Employment Law

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (2014-2017)
Labour Relations (Consistently recommended)

Who’s Who Legal: Canada (2012, 2016)
Management Labour & Employment

Memberships & Affiliations

Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers – Member

Windsor Detroit Bridge Authority – Board of Directors, Chair – Human Resources and Governance Committee

Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers – Past President and Director (2007-2014)

State Chemicals Inc. – Board of Directors

Canadian Bar Association – Member

Ontario Bar Association – Member (Labour & Employment Law Section)

Toronto Port Authority – Past Director (2008-2014)

Ontario Chamber of Commerce – Past Director (2000-2010)

Education

University of Windsor, LL.B.

McMaster University, B.A. Hons., M.A. (Public Policy/Public Administration)