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Trevor Lawson






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Dalhousie University


Ontario, 2000


Trevor Lawson is a partner in our Labour & Employment Group in Toronto.

Mr. Lawson's broad practice encompasses all aspects of labour and employment-related litigation, labour relations, corporate transactions, executive compensation and privacy. He has represented employers in proceedings before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Court of Appeal for Ontario, Ontario Labour Relations Board, Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, boards of arbitration, coroner’s inquests and other administrative tribunals. His clients carry on business in a wide range of sectors, including hospitality, retail, consumer goods, gaming, manufacturing, property management, banking and finance. Mr. Lawson is the Hospitality sector lead as part of the firm’s National Retail and Consumer Markets group.

In 2011, Mr. Lawson was recognized by Lexpert Magazine as a "Rising Star", one of Canada's leading lawyers under the age of 40 and was recognized by Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading lawyer in Canada in the area of workplace human rights. He was also recognized as a “Canadian Litigation Lawyer to Watch” in the 2012 Lexpert U.S. Guide - Litigation. He regularly makes presentations to employers on a wide range of employment-related subjects and is regularly interviewed and quoted as a labour and employment law expert for radio, television, newspapers and magazines.

Mr. Lawson received his BA (Hons.) in Political Science from McMaster University in 1995, and his LL.B from Dalhousie University in 1998. He was called to the Ontario bar in 2000. Mr. Lawson is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, American Bar Association and the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers.



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