Employment law firm Mathews Dinsdale has announced that three new lawyers have joined the firm’s partnership. They are:
Jackie Laviolette – Calgary
Jackie is a skilled advocate and trusted advisor to the firm’s clients. Before joining the firm, Jackie spent fifteen years in-house, most recently as the Associate General Counsel – Labour and Employment for Alberta Health Services. Acting for the largest unionized employer in Alberta, Jackie appeared as lead counsel before Boards of Arbitration, the Labour Board, human rights tribunals and all levels of Court in the province.
Stephanie Ramsay – Toronto
Stephanie provides strategic and practical advice to public and private sector employers on a range of labour and employment issues, including hiring, discipline, policy drafting and implementation, accommodation and disability management, collective agreement interpretation, and workplace violence and harassment.
Kim Nusbaum – Victoria
Kim is a partner based in the Firm’s Victoria office with a broad employment litigation practice. Kim provides strategic advice to employers in all areas of workplace law including terminations, employment standards, departing employee obligations, contracts, workplace policies and human rights.
Her litigation practice includes both civil and administrative matters, as well as labour injunctions. Since being back on the west coast, Kim also has a growing labour practice assisting unionized employers with grievance arbitrations. Kim has a clear, practical approach to helping her clients navigate complex workplace issues with clarity and success.
About Mathews Dinsdale
Uniquely positioned to represent employers across Canada, Mathews Dinsdale’s sole focus is workplace law, and we have a depth of experience across the country that is unmatched, it says.
“We were Canada’s first law firm to devote its practice to this area, more than sixty years ago. Today, we are the only workplace law firm with offices from coast-to-coast,” it says on its website.
It operates in more than 50 countries and has more than 1,400 lawyers.