McCarthy Tétrault welcomes new labour and employment partner Tim Lawson

Toronto, January 29, 2014 — McCarthy Tétrault is delighted to announce that Tim Lawson has joined the firm as a partner in the Labour & Employment Group in Toronto. Mr. Lawson is a seasoned and highly regarded labour and employment law practitioner.

"We are delighted to welcome Tim as a talented lawyer who has earned the respect of the firm, his clients and the business community," said Paul Boniferro, National Leader, People & Practices. "Tim's extensive experience representing employers, particularly in the federal jurisdiction, allows us to strengthen our service commitment to our clients."

Mr. Lawson has more than two decades of experience advising on management-side labour and employment law — in particular, representing federally regulated employers. His practice focuses on strategic labour and employment advice, labour negotiations, labour and employment advocacy, corporate reorganization, construction labour, and human and privacy rights. He has represented employers in all labour and employment-related tribunals, and has appeared before the Ontario and federal courts. Mr. Lawson is recognized as a leading labour and employment practitioner by The Best Lawyers in Canada 2014.

McCarthy Tétrault’s Labour & Employment Group works extensively with private and public sector employers. The group advises management on labour and employment issues, including employment standards, occupational health and safety, human rights, wrongful dismissals, employment contracts and policies, collective bargaining and privacy matters. Based in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Montréal and Québec City, its practitioners regularly appear before courts, labour relations boards, grievance arbitrators and human rights and administrative tribunals across Canada.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres and in London, UK.

Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.