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)
The International Who's Who of Management Labour and Employment Lawyers (2017)
Labour & Employment
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)
University of Windsor, LL.B.
McMaster University, B.A. Hons., M.A. (Public Policy/Public Administration)