"First I help you understand your options. Then I empower you to take action.
My practice is in employment, human rights and labour law. I have assisted my clients throughout the course of the employment relationship: contract negotiation, workplace investigations, bullying and harassment, and dismissal . I have a particular passion for cases involving human rights violations or breaches of privacy. I also represent unions in labour arbitrations, access to information requests, labour relations board and all other proceedings.
Prior to joining HHBG, I did a diverse range of legal work for non-profits, from grassroots advocacy and community organizing in Montreal to drafting legal arguments on refugee rights for the Israeli High Court. I was a student clerk at the Quebec Court of Appeal, and an articling student for the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario. I bring these experiences with frontline legal advocacy and an intimate knowledge of courts and administrative tribunals to my practice for workers and unions.
I graduated with multiple awards from McGill’s bilingual faculty of law and was valedictorian for my undergraduate class at Concordia University. I believe strongly in giving back to my community through pro bono work. At the BC Civil Liberties Association, I volunteered on challenges to electronic surveillance and religious discrimination. I was the youngest member on the board of the Montreal Holocaust Museum Centre, and was a director for McGill’s Human Rights Working Group.
When away from my busy practice, I like to spend time with my wife and son – preferably near a large body of water. My grandfather, whose name I carry on, was a labour activist in Brooklyn’s garment sector in the mid-20th century, and I’m proud to be continuing the family tradition.
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