Overview Andy is a partner in the Employment and Labour group of Dentons’ Toronto office.
Andy has a broad labour and employment practice serving as “go to” outside labour and employment counsel to a wide variety of companies, charities and public sector organizations. Clients frequently seek Andy’s advice on sensitive human resources matters including workplace restructurings, discrimination and harassment complaints and workplace investigations. In addition, Andy regularly represents employers in all aspects of labour and employment litigation, including wrongful dismissal matters, grievance arbitrations and restrictive covenant disputes. He has appeared as employer’s counsel before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice as well as a number of administrative tribunals, including the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario and the Ontario Labour Relations Board. In all matters, Andy is focused on providing clients with practical advice in real time.
Andy is a former executive member of the Ontario Bar Association’s labour and employment law section and is a frequent speaker and author on labour and employment law topics directed to in-house counsel and human resources professionals. He holds degrees from Wilfrid Laurier University (B.B.A.), the University of Windsor (LL.B.) and the University of Cambridge (LL.M.) and before joining the firm he clerked for the Honourable Mr. Justice Allen M. Linden and the Honourable Mr. Justice John M. Evans of the Federal Court of Appeal.