TORONTO, Jan. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Managing Partner Stephen Shamie announced
last week that Hicks Morley has welcomed three new partners, Henry
Dinsdale, Jeffrey Goodman and Michael Smyth, to the firm.
Henry, Jeffrey and Michael are based in the firm's Toronto office. Prior
to joining Hicks Morley, Henry, Jeffrey and Michael were all partners
at Heenan Blaikie LLP.
Recognized as one of Canada's leading lawyers in the field of labour and
employment law by The Best Lawyers in Canada and by Martindale Hubbell,
Henry Dinsdale was called to the Ontario bar in 1989, and works closely
with both federally and provincially regulated employers to provide
advice ranging from collective bargaining and strategic labour
relations planning to contract interpretation and employee
terminations. With both a Masters and Doctoral degree from Stanford
University Law School, Henry has taught labour law at the University of
Toronto Law School and Osgoode Hall Law School and is on the faculty at
Queen's University's Industrial Relations Centre.
Jeffrey Goodman was called to the Ontario bar in 1990, and has been
recognized in the International Who's Who of Management Labour and
Employment Lawyers. Jeffrey's practice focuses on representing
corporations and insurers in employment litigation, class actions,
human rights matters, labour and occupational health and safety law.
Jeffrey, a frequent public speaker on employment, human rights and
labour-related matters, is a member of the Ontario Human Rights
Tribunal Practice Advisory Committee and teaches employment law at
Queen's University Faculty of Law.
Michael Smyth was called to the Ontario bar in 1992, and has been
recognized as a leading practitioner in the area of labour and
employment law in The Best Lawyers in Canada. Michael advises federally
and provincially regulated employers on grievances and arbitrations,
discipline and terminations, human rights matters, certification
applications, corporate restructuring, collective bargaining and
Shamie noted that "this is an exciting new development for the firm. The
addition of our three new partners reinforces Hicks Morley's
long-standing commitment to provide firm clients with unparalleled
depth and experience in the areas of law in which we practice. Henry,
Jeffrey and Michael are leading practitioners in the field of labour
and employment law and will be a great addition to our already terrific
team of professionals".
Hicks Morley devotes its practice exclusively to representing employers
on human resources law and advocacy issues. It is the leading firm in
Canada practising in this area with over 110 lawyers in five cites in
Image with caption: "Hicks Morley welcomes three new partners. From left, Jeffrey Goodman, Henry Dinsdale and Michael Smyth (CNW Group/Hicks Morley)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130107_C4107_PHOTO_EN_22279.jpg
SOURCE: Hicks Morley
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