Gillian Howe promoted to partnership at Torkin Manes in Toronto

Gillian Howe, partner, employment and labour group at Torkin Manes in Toronto.

Torkin Manes has promoted Gillian Howe to its partnership.

Howe was appointed along with four other lawyers — Robert Barbiero, Cody Dolgay and James Leech. The appointments were effective as of Jan. 5, 2023.

As a member of Torkin Manes’ Employment & Labour Group, Howe provides skilled counsel to employers with unionized and non-unionized workplaces, representing clients across a variety of sectors of the economy in both the private and public sectors, the firm said in a press release.

Her practice encompasses all manner of E&L, as she represents employers on a broad scope of labour and employment matters, including wrongful or constructive dismissal actions, human rights complaints, grievance arbitrations and labour board proceedings, it said.

She assists employers in successfully navigating complex workplace and human resource issues, providing strategic and practical advice to clients. Howe also regularly provides labour and employment support and counsel on corporate transactions.