Paul Schwartzman is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. Paul provides advice and representation to both public and private sector employers on a wide range of human resources matters including: employment contracts, grievance arbitrations, employment standards, labour disputes, collective bargaining, wrongful dismissals, constructive dismissals, wrongful competition litigation and human rights applications. Paul is a member of the firm’s litigation practice group and provides clients with a unique perspective after having previously acted on behalf of employees, prior to joining the firm in April, 2016.
Paul is a graduate of the joint Master of Industrial Relations/Juris Doctor program through the Faculty of Law at Queen’s University. Prior to law school, Paul graduated with distinction from McGill University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree where he pursued a concentration in labour-management relations and a minor in political science.
Arts & Sports Education Energy & Utilities Financial Services Government Ministries & Agencies (Federal and Provincial) Healthcare Hospitality & Gaming Manufacturing Media & Communications Municipalities & Municipal Agencies Professional & Technical Services Retail & Wholesale Trade Social Services
Memberships & Affiliations
Canadian Bar Association – Member
Ontario Bar Association – Member
Select Publications & Presentations
“What will a return to work look like Part 2…..When the Dust Settles…..” Ontario Bar Association (May 19, 2020)
“Litigating Wrongful Dismissal Files in Small Claims Court” Ontario Bar Association (April 20, 2020)
“Mastering Summary Judgement” Ontario Bar Association (May 13, 2019)
“Legal Update – Top 10 Legal Challenges of the Year” Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC) Labour Relations Seminar (January 23, 2019)
“Changes in the Workplace: Marijuana, PTSD and Bill 148” Northern Ontario Service Deliverers Association (NOSDA) 2018 Annual General Meeting (June 12-14, 2018)
“Drafting Employment Contracts to Avoid Disputes” Toronto Lawyers Association (November 9, 2017)
“Northern Ontario: Better Communities, Better Outcomes”, Northern Ontario Service Deliverers Association (NOSDA) 2017 Annual General Meeting (June 8, 2017)
Queen’s University, MIR, J.D.
McGill University, B. Comm.