Evon J. Gayle

Associate, Waterloo

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Main: 519.746.0411
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Year of Call: Ontario, 2020
  • Biography

Evon Gayle is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Waterloo office. He advises employers and management on a wide variety of issues involving labour, employment, human rights and accommodation, occupational health and safety, and workplace safety and insurance.

Evon received his Canadian JD from the University of Windsor in 2019, as well as his American JD from the University of Detroit Mercy that same year. While at law school, Evon was an active member of numerous student organizations and the broader community. As a result, he received the J.W. Whiteside award for graduating students in recognition of outstanding services to the Faculty of Law and the legal community. Notably, Evon was a first-year legal research and writing teaching assistant, a labour law research assistant, and intern to Judge Jennifer Faunce at the 16th Circuit Court in Michigan. He was also a volunteer case worker for two legal aid clinics.

Before attending law school, Evon received an Honours Bachelor of Arts from York University, with a concentration in human rights. Evon summered with a GTA municipality prior to articling with the firm and returning as an associate in 2020.

Memberships & Affiliations

Ontario Bar Association – Member (Labour & Employment Section)

Ontario Bar Association – Council Member (Central South Region)

Canadian Bar Association – Member

Canadian Association of Black Lawyers – Member

Select Publications & Presentations

“Legal Update 2021” Stratford & District HR Association (September 22, 2021)

“Creating Accessible Workplaces” National AccessAbility Week (May 31, 2021)

“Emerging Legal Issues and Considerations in the Workplace” NFP (November 25, 2020)

“COVID and Labour Laws” Southwest Central Human Resources Group (November 5, 2020)


University of Windsor, J.D.

University of Detroit Mercy, J.D.

York University, B.A. (Hons.)