Stephen J. Shamie

Stephen is a senior labour and employment lawyer with over 30 years of experience advising and representing employers on a wide variety of matters relating to human resources law. His practice emphasizes the negotiation of collective agreements and the defence of employers in arbitration cases, human rights hearings, labour board proceedings and before the courts.

John W. Saunders

John has over 30 years of experience advising employers on a wide range of labour and employment issues. His practice includes collective agreement negotiations, rights and interest arbitrations, human rights applications, occupational health and safety matters, and wrongful dismissal litigation.

Lauri A. Reesor

Lauri advises a wide variety of employers with respect to labour relations and employment issues, with a particular focus on human rights litigation, pay equity, labour arbitration and education law with a concentration on special education.

Gregory J. Power

Greg was recognized as one of Lexpert’s 2016 Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 for his outstanding work with employers across the country.

Kimberly D. Pepper

Kim advises and represents clients on a wide variety of labour and employment issues. She works with employers in the public and private sectors as well as employers in the not-for-profit sector to assist them in effectively managing all aspects of their human resources.

Vincent M. Panetta

Vince advises a range of employers in the public and private sectors on all matters of employment law, labour relations, privacy and human rights.

Carey O’Connor

Carey advises employers on a wide range of labour and employment issues, with particular focus on employment litigation, grievance arbitration and collective bargaining. She has substantial experience litigating matters related to occupational health and safety issues and collective agreement interpretation.

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.

Siobhan M. O’Brien

Siobhan routinely provides advice on wrongful dismissal litigation, human rights law, grievance arbitration, labour relations, collective bargaining and strike management.

Julia M. Nanos

Julia advises employers on a wide range of labour and employment issues including employment standards, employment contracts, collective bargaining, union certification and organizing drives, human rights and accommodation, wrongful dismissal litigation and grievance and interest arbitrations.