Bowen Ross

Bowen Ross is a first-year student in the J.D. program at the University of Ottawa. Prior to law school, Bowen received an M.A. in public and international affairs and an Honours Bachelor of Social Sciences in conflict studies and human rights with a minor in political science from the University of Ottawa.

Kelly Brennan

Kelly is building a practice that includes advice and representation for employers in both the private and public sectors on a wide range of labour, employment, and human rights issues.

Ruvanya Kasturiarachchi

Ruvanya Kasturiarachchi is excited to return to the firm for her second summer, after completing the 1L summer student program last year. She is currently a J.D. candidate in the University of Ottawa’s English Common Law Program. Prior to attending law school, Ruvanya earned her Bachelor of Arts and Science from the University of Toronto, with a major in international relations and double minor in philosophy and practical French.

Agatha Suszek

Agatha Suszek is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. She represents and advises employers on a variety of matters related to employment law and human rights. She regularly advises her clients on a number of workplace-related issues including privacy, discrimination, accommodation and discipline. Agatha serves a variety of clients including private companies and public institutions.

Nigel McKechnie

Nigel has a keen interest in trial advocacy. He has developed an expertise in the rules of evidence and litigation strategy, and in applying the Rules of Civil Procedure.

Laura Buck

Laura Buck is a labour, employment and human rights lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Waterloo office. She advises employers in all aspects of the employment relationship including issues related to hiring, discipline, accommodation and termination.

Alia Rashid

Alia Rashid, a lawyer with Hicks Morley’s Toronto office, provides advice to employers and management in both the private and public sectors on labour, employment and human rights issues. This includes wrongful dismissal actions, employment standards, labour disputes, grievance arbitrations, human rights and accommodation.

J. Lynn Thomson

Lynn advises a wide variety of public and private sector clients on all issues related to labour and employment matters in both unionized and non-unionized settings.

Dianne E. Jozefacki

Dianne was recently successful in arguing for the summary dismissal of a human rights proceeding brought against a school board. In addition to her human rights practice, Dianne appears as counsel for school boards in arbitrations, and has an active litigation practice including with respect to wrongful dismissals and disability benefit disputes.

Leanne N. Fisher

Leanne advises public and private sector employers on a wide range of labour and employment-related issues, including collective bargaining negotiations, rights arbitrations, human rights issues, wrongful dismissal matters, harassment and whistle-blowing complaints and AODA compliance issues.