News & Events
September 29, 2022
We are pleased to announce that once again Koskie Minsky has been recognized as a top-ranked (Band 1) law firm by Chambers Canada in the areas of: Employment & Labour: Labour for Unions Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Plaintiff) Pensions & Benefits Congratulations to all of our ranked lawyers!
September 28, 2022
Arleen Huggins will be speaking at the HRPA 2022 Annual HR Law Conference on October 26, 2022. Arleen will be participating in a panel discussion focused on “A Retrospective of 30 Years in HR Law”. For more information about the conference, please click here.
September 19, 2022
Scarlett Forest, a current Articling student, has been announced as the 2022 winner of the Canadian Bar Association’s “In the Public Interest” Student Essay Contest. The award is presented annually for the best scholarly paper received about the contribution of public sector lawyers or an important development in the law affecting public sector lawyers in
August 25, 2022
We are pleased to announce that Nancy Shapiro was recently recognized by Best Lawyers™ as the 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” for Labour and Employment Law. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected
August 25, 2022
We are pleased to announce that 20 of the Firm’s lawyers were chosen by their fellow professionals to be listed in the 17th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. Below is a complete list of KM lawyers, by practice area, recognized in the 17th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada: Jeffrey Armel – Construction
August 25, 2022
We are pleased to announce that 7 KM lawyers have been included in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada. Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada recognizes associates and other lawyers who are earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in Canada. Kamal Bakhazi – Labour and Employment
Yellow Pages Pensioners’ Group Announces Agreement with Yellow Pages on Additional Funding for Pension Plan
August 5, 2022
We are pleased to announce that our client, the Yellow Pages Pensioners’ Group (“YPPG”), has reached an agreement with Yellow Pages as part of Yellow Pages’ recent “share buy-back” transaction. The agreement will see a total payment of $30M paid to the pension plan in 2022 to improve the funded status of the pension plan.
June 2, 2022
Sara Tatelman has authored a column for Benefits Canada: Expert panel: How employers can design health benefits, retirement plans for gig workers. To read the column, please click here.
March 22, 2022
We are very pleased to announce that Kirk Baert, a Class Actions Partner at Koskie Minsky, received the title of Fellow by the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL), during a ceremony in Los Angeles, California, on March 19, 2022. The IATL limits Fellowship to 500 active trial lawyers and seeks out Fellows who have
February 27, 2022
Koskie Minsky LLP is pleased to announce that 16 of the Firm’s lawyers were chosen by their fellow professionals to be listed in the 2022 edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory compiles lists of outstanding professionals by conducting peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their