Ryan Freeman is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. Ryan provides strategic advice and representation to employers and management in both the public and private sectors on a wide range of labour and employment issues including wrongful dismissal actions, employment standards, human rights, labour disputes, arbitrations, collective bargaining, construction labour relations, health and safety, and workers’ compensation.
Ryan received his Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School, where he also competed in a number of moots including the American Bar Association’s Negotiation Competition and the International Academy of Dispute Resolution Mediation Tournament. Ryan also worked as an editor for the Journal of Law and Social Policy housed in Osgoode Hall’s digital commons. Before attending law school, Ryan received his Master of Industrial Relations degree from Queen’s University, where he also received his Honours Bachelor of Arts degree after majoring in economics.
Prior to joining Hicks Morley, Ryan worked as an associate at a national-level law firm.
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Memberships & Affiliations
Ontario Bar Association – Member (Labour & Employment Section)
Canadian Bar Association – Member
Osgoode Hall Law School, JD
Queen’s University, M.I.R.
Queen’s University B.A. (Hons.)