News & Events
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
February 4, 2022
Arleen Huggins will be speaking at The Osgoode Advanced Certificate in Workplace Investigations Program on March 21, 2022. Arleen’s session will focus on “Investigating Allegations of Racism, Systemic Racism Prejudice and Bias in the Workplace”. For more information about the program, please click here
James Harnum Quoted in Toronto Star Article on former Migrant Farm Workers’ battle to recoup unpaid wages from cannabis company
February 2, 2022
James Harnum, a Partner in the Pensions and Benefits Department, provided pro bono legal representation to migrant farm workers in their battle to recoup thousands in termination pay, unpaid wages and other amounts owing to them by Pharmhouse Inc., a bankrupt cannabis production facility. To read the full article please click here.
January 25, 2022
Nancy Shapiro was a guest on The Great Canadian Leadership Podcast as part of their special series on navigating difficult conversations. Nancy specifically discussed giving feedback and how you can build your confidence and strengthen your team. Listen here!
KM distributes $5.7M settlement to former employees of Quality Meat Packers Ltd. and Toronto Abattoirs Ltd.
January 20, 2022
We are pleased to announce that KM has distributed a $5.7 million settlement that was achieved in litigation and labour board proceedings to all former unionized and certain salaried employees of Quality Meat Packers Ltd (“QMP”) and Toronto Abattoirs Ltd (“TAL”). This settlement will allow these employees who lost their jobs when QMP and TAL
January 17, 2022
We are pleased to announce that Nancy Shapiro has been selected as one of Canadian HR Reporter’s 5-Star Employment Lawyers for 2022. She, and the other winners, are featured on the Canadian HR Reporter’s website here. Nancy Shapiro has over 20 years of experience and is recognized by Lexpert, Best Lawyers and Chambers Canada as
November 12, 2021
After more than 40 years as a Partner of Koskie Minsky LLP, Alan Minsky will be stepping away from that position to assume the role of Counsel to the Firm, effective January 1, 2022. In his new role, Alan will serve as a valued advisor and mentor to other KM Associates and Partners and will
November 1, 2021
We are excited to announce that Nancy Shapiro has been selected by her peers as one of Post City Magazine’s Top Lawyers in the GTA. She, and the other winners, are featured in the November issue of Post City Magazines. Nancy Shapiro has over 20 years of experience and is recognized by Lexpert, Best Lawyers
Congratulations Sara Tatelman and Paniz Khosroshahy on Winning the CBA’s Labour and Employment Law Student Essay Contest
October 26, 2021
Sara Tatelman, an Associate in our Pension and Benefits department who articled at the Firm in 2020, and Paniz Khosroshahy, a current Articling student, have been announced as the winners of the Canadian Bar Association’s Labour and Employment Law Section Student Essay Contest for 2020 and 2021, respectively. The award is presented annually for the