Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP opens new Hamilton office and welcomes 3 new lawyers

TORONTO, June 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP (FWTA) announced today it has opened a new office in Hamilton, Ontario, and added three new lawyers to its legal team. FWTA is one of Canada's leading law firms specializing in labour relations and employment law on behalf of management.

"We're very pleased to welcome Mark Zega, Jane Gooding and Kamila Polus to our practice," said Paul Young, Managing Partner at FWTA. "The addition of these excellent lawyers and the opening of our Hamilton office will allow us to continue to provide exceptional legal services to new and existing clients in Hamilton and the Niagara Region."

Added Paul, "Our Hamilton office complements our Toronto and London offices, making us more accessible to our growing base of clients across Ontario."

New partners Mark Zega and Jane Gooding bring over 30 years of combined experience in labour and employment law to the firm.

Mark Zega has wide-ranging expertise in administrative, education and health law. An experienced litigator, he represents clients in both the public and private sectors. "I'm delighted to join a team with a strong presence throughout Ontario," Mark said. "I look forward to assisting employers with their most challenging human resources issues."

Jane Gooding focuses primarily on labour, human resources and public law. Jane has appeared before private arbitrators, the Human Rights Tribunal, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, and all levels of court in Ontario.

Kamila Polus joins FWTA as a third-year associate. Kamila is a recipient of the Ted Wohl Prize in Labour Law, as well as the Cavalluzzo Hayes Shilton McIntyre & Cornish Award in Labour Law. Kamila is fluent in Polish.

FWTA's new offices are located at 1 King Street West in Hamilton, one of the region's main commerce hubs.

ABOUT FILION WAKELY THORUP ANGELETTI LLP (filion.on.ca)

Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP is one of Canada's leading law firms specializing in labour relations and employment law on behalf of management. The firm's 37 lawyers advise and represent public and private sector employers on labour relations, employment standards, occupational health and safety, human rights, workers' compensation, benefits, pay equity legislation, and common law matters. Founded as Winkler Filion & Wakely in 1982, the firm has a distinguished history providing legal services to management-side clients.

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SOURCE: Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP

For further information:

Sandra Walsh
Director, Marketing & Business Development
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
t:416-408-3221
swalsh@filion.on.ca

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