Craig Rix is Hicks Morley’s Managing Partner and is a labour and employment lawyer in the firm’s Toronto office. Craig’s practice is dedicated to change management, collective bargaining negotiations and rights arbitration advocacy in both the public and private sectors.
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 an early career leave as a senior advisor to the provincial government, Craig has developed the ability to help his clients creatively solve a number of complex legal and human resources problems.
Awards & Recognition
The Best Lawyers in Canada™ (2013–2022)
Labour and Employment Law
Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (2014–2021)
Labour Relations (Consistently Recommended)
Chambers Canada (2019–2021)
Employment and Labour Law
Who’s Who Legal (2012, 2016–2020)
Labour, Employment and Benefits Law
Memberships & Affiliations
Canadian Bar Association – Member
Ontario Bar Association – Member (Labour & Employment Law section)
Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers – Member/Past President and Director (2007–2014)
Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority – Past Director and Chair – Human Resources and Governance Committee (2014–2018)
Toronto Port Authority – Past Director (2008–2014)
Ontario Chamber of Commerce – Past Director (2000–2010)
Select Publications & Presentations
“2019 AMO Annual Conference” Association of Municipalities of Ontario (August 19, 2019)
“2018 AMO Annual Conference” Association of Municipalities of Ontario (August 21, 2018)
University of Windsor, LL.B.
McMaster University, B.A. Hons., M.A. (Public Policy/Public Administration)