Lawyer Profile Detail
University of Detroit Mercy
University of Windsor
Alex Treiber is an associate in our Labour & Employment Group in Toronto.
Alex represents clients in a variety of labour and employment issues including employment standards, wrongful dismissal, labour arbitrations, occupational health and safety, human rights and labour and employment issues arising in corporate transactions. Alex also conducts workplace investigations related to harassment, discrimination and various policy breaches.
Alex was extensively involved in his law school community. He was a Research Assistant for his Property Law professor, Tutorial Assistant for first year Contracts, a Caseworker at Community Legal Aid and was elected by his peers as Vice-President Academic of the Students’ Law Society. Over the course of law school he was the recipient of ten academic and community-related awards and scholarships. Most notably, in November 2015, he was one of five law students in Michigan to receive the Edward H. Rakow Scholarship from the Federal Bar Association of the Eastern District of Michigan for academic achievement in corporate law. At the conclusion of law school, Alex was named Valedictorian of the Windsor Law Class of 2016. He is the first person from the Dual JD Program to have been selected as Valedictorian of Windsor Law.
Alex obtained his Honours BA in History and Political Science from the University of Toronto in 2011. He received his JD from both the University of Windsor and the University of Detroit Mercy in 2016. Prior to attending law school, Alex worked in the Human Resources Branch of the Ontario Securities Commission.
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
- Journal Article in Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues: “After Paris: A Securitization of US & Canadian Refugee and Immigration Policy?” January 2017.
- Presentation at the Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues Conference: “Saskatchewan Federation of Labour: Sounding a Death Knell for Back-to-Work Legislation?” March 2017.
- Journal Article in Canadian Employment Safety and Health Guide: “Federal Government Introduces New Amendments to the Canada Labour Code to Address Workplace Violence and Harassment” December 2017 (Volume 447)