Areas of ExpertiseEmployment & Labour Law, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Shareholder Disputes
Education University of Western Ontario, B.A. (Hons.) 1989, M.A. 1991, Osgoode Hall Law School LL.B. 1995
Call to the Bar 1997
Dan specializes in employment and labour law, shareholder disputes, and related commercial litigation.
Dan's practice involves representing clients on all labour and employment law matters, including human rights and occupational health and safety matters, privacy compliance, fiduciary and shareholders' disputes, contract disputes and construction liens at hearings, motions, trials and injunctions before all levels of court as well as at administrative tribunals, arbitrations and mediations. Dan also advises clients on labour and employment law issues on a day to day basis, drafting employment agreements, termination packages, workplace policies and manuals, conducting workplace investigations, advising on business acquisitions and closures, employees discipline, negotiating collective agreements and conducting training seminars.
Involvement & Recognition
Dan was recently an adjunct labour and employment law professor at George Brown College for three years. He is also an active member of the Labour, Civil Litigation, and Construction Law Sections of the Canadian Bar Association (Ontario) as well as the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers. Dan speaks extensively on legal issues and frequently writes on legal topics for various publications.
In his spare time, Dan enjoys travelling with his wife and two sons, cooking and reading.Dan is on the Board of Directors of the Burlington Minor Football Association and also coaches the Burlington Stampeders. Also, for the past 15 years, Dan has coached football, soccer and hockey teams at both the rep and house league levels.