M. Patrick Moran

Partner, Toronto

Direct: 416.864.7308
Main: 416.362.1011
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Year of Call: Ontario, 1980
  • Biography

Patrick Moran is a senior labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. His practice focuses on all matters relating to labour and employment law including arbitration, negotiation, provincial and federal labour board matters, workplace human rights and occupational health and safety.

With over 35 years of experience advising employers, Patrick is known as a practical problem-solver who brings a down-to-earth and creative approach to the practice of law. He works closely within the municipalities and construction industry groups and has acted as counsel to both the employer bargaining agencies and major employers in the elevator industry nationally and in the power sector in Ontario.

Patrick currently chairs the firm’s Construction Practice Group and previously served on the firm’s executive committee. He has taught business administration at the University of Western Ontario, King’s College and management development programs at Fanshawe College.

Awards & Recognition

The Best Lawyers in Canada™ (2009–2022)
Labour and Employment Law

Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ (2003–2018)
BV Distinguished®

America's Most Honored Professional 2018 – Top 5%
The American Registry

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (2006–2007, 2012–2018)
Labour Relations, Labour Relations – Construction Sector (Repeatedly Recommended)

Memberships & Affiliations

Ontario Labour Relations Board Advisory Committee – Employer Counsel Representative

Canadian Bar Association – Member

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


University of Western Ontario, LL.B., M.B.A., B.A.