Select Reported Deals:
Drop Technologies Inc. in its acquisition of Canopy Labs
Kepler Communications Inc. in its Series A Funding of $20.8 million
Alert Labs Inc. in its acquisition by Watsco, Inc.
Zensurance in its sale of a majority stake to The Travelers Companies, Inc.
Hubdoc Inc. in its acquisition by Xero
Interaxon Inc. in its acquisition of Meditation Studio
Loopio in its Series A Financing round of US$9 million
Drop Technologies Inc. in its US$21 million Series A financing
Zoom.ai in its acquisition of SimplyInsight
The Riverside Company in its acquisition of Kii Naturals Inc.
Intercontinental Exchange Inc. as an employment and labour advisor on a proposal for a Canadian Capital Markets Securities Regulator.
Select Reported Cases:
Toronto Hydro in various matters including representation at labour arbitrations, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, and the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal.
Foot Locker Inc. as counsel on employment and labour matters throughout Canada, spanning a diverse range of issues.
Sears Canada Inc. in its CCAA proceedings and related restructuring efforts, which included the enactment of a unique Employee Hardship fund.
Essar Steel Algoma counsel during its CCAA proceedings involving a large primary employer in Sudbury.
Prepares and advises on executive compensation arrangements, terminations and workforce restructurings for numerous national and international organizations in the both the private and public sectors.
Advises employers on how to navigate business-critical hiring and firing decisions.
Assists Canadian, U.S. and international clients with negotiating favourable settlements of wrongful dismissal claims by representing them at mediation, attending examinations for discoveries and through strong written advocacy.
Provides strategic advice to clients facing potential discrimination and harassment complaints in order to limit legal and reputational risks and avoid formal proceedings.
Advises employers on how to conduct thorough workplace investigations that will withstand judicial scrutiny.
Conducts onsite training for clients on various subjects, including workplace harassment.
Conducts HR and employment audits on behalf of employers to ensure compliance with applicable laws and employer best practices.
Employee and labour relations management, including advocating in numerous labour arbitrations, providing collective bargaining agreement interpretation, and conducting bargaining, for a range of employers.
Successfully defended an international retailer against claims for termination and severance pay under the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 on the basis of wilful misconduct.