Steve has over 40 years’ experience arguing on behalf of a diverse range of clients, including manufacturing, food services, government services and construction industry employers. With his business instincts and practical approach, he is influential in both the Ontario and federal labour law scenes. Accordingly, the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory recognizes him as a leading practitioner in labour relations and Best Lawyers in Canada considers him a top lawyer in labour and employment law.
Steve offers workplace expertise on a broad range of issues from collective bargaining to workplace restructuring. He also served as a member of the Labour Relations Section of the Toronto Board of Trade and had lectured in the Law Society of Upper Canada and Canadian Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Series.
Queen’s University, Faculty of Law, Kingston, Ontario, J.D., 1970
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, B.A., 1967
Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario), 1973
Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association
York Law Association
Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)
Discipline and Termination of Employment
Purchase and Sale, Restructuring or Closure of a Business
Grievances and Arbitration
Employee Drug and Alcohol Abuse Management
Construction Sector Labour Relations
Industry / Sector Experience
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