Directors and Officers (D&O)

Corporate directors and officers take on a significant amount of responsibility. With that responsibility comes the risk of lawsuits and legal claims that have the potential to damage reputations and end careers. Hicks Morley has significant expertise to guide you through this process.

Bonnie Roberts Jones

Bonnie Roberts Jones is counsel to Hicks Morley in its Toronto office. Having practised for 25 years, she provides advice on a wide range of civil and commercial matters including executive termination advocacy, shareholder disputes, directors’ liability, defamation and contractual disputes. Bonnie has significant class action experience, having acted on a number of these unique…

Edward J. O’Dwyer

As an experienced litigator, Edward acts as employer counsel in wrongful dismissal and wrongful competition matters for clients in a variety of sectors including federally regulated employers and employers in the financial services industry. He regularly appears before arbitrators, administrative tribunals and appellate courts. In addition to his courtroom experience, he routinely acts for employers in complex WSIB/WSIAT matters including cases involving traumatic mental stress, chronic mental stress and presumptive PTSD.

Andrew J. McCreary

Andrew predominantly works with employers in the financial services, technology, medical and defence sectors as well as those in government outsourcing. This work has included the defence of numerous wrongful dismissal claims and human rights applications in addition to union organizing campaigns, grievance arbitrations and labour board proceedings.