Daniel Fogel is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office and the chair of the firm’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. He regularly advises labour relations and human resources professionals in the private and public sectors on a wide range of subjects related to provincial and federal labour and employment law.
Daniel’s practice consists largely of defending employers in wrongful dismissal actions, human rights applications, grievance arbitrations, certification applications, unfair labour practice complaints, and claims under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and Canada Labour Code. He regularly acts as spokesperson for clients in collective bargaining.
Daniel engages with clients in strategic human resource planning and provides in-house seminars on day-to-day workplace matters such as performance and attendance management, progressive discipline and discharge, and collective agreement administration.
Awards & Recognition
The Best Lawyers in Canada™ (2021–2023)
Labour and Employment Law
Memberships & Affiliations
Canadian Bar Association – Member
Ontario Bar Association – Member (Labour & Employment Law section)
Select Publications & Presentations
“COVID-19 Case Law Update” Ontario Public School Boards’ Association Education Labour Relations and Human Resources Symposium (April 28, 2022)
“What’s New? A Statutory and Case Law Update” Ontario Public School Boards’ Association Education Labour Relations and Human Resources Symposium (April 5, 2019)
Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B
McGill University, B.A.