Kathryn is a fearless and tireless advocate. She handles all areas of employment and human rights law, as well as personal injury cases involving sexual misconduct. Kathryn understands that work is a core part of a person’s life. She has represented thousands of people, from students, journalists, educators and nurses, to physicians, CEO’s, politicians, executives and even an ambassador.  She handles everything from contract negotiation to litigation involving wrongful termination.

Not afraid of a fight, Kathryn has made a name for herself litigating high-profile cases. Kathryn is known for taking on major corporations, governments and powerful institutions. Some of Kathryn’s noteworthy cases include representing a wrongfully accused soldier against the military, acting for a whistleblower political staffer against the government and fighting for an indigenous student against Canada’s most powerful foundation.

Kathryn has been providing media commentary and writing columns for the past 15 years. She writes an influential column for the National Post. Kathryn is passionate about improving the law and fixing injustices and inequalities. Kathryn helped write new employment law as part of a special committee on the future of work, appointed by the government of Ontario. This included both the ban on non-compete clauses and the right to disconnect. She has also provided testimony to the federal Parliament about ways to enhance legal protections for vulnerable girls and women.

For the past 3 years, Kathryn has been voted as a top employment lawyer in Toronto. She has also been nominated by Canadian Lawyer Magazine as one of Canada’s most influential human rights lawyers. She is the recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal, which recognizes contributions by Canadians to their communities. Her cases are regularly featured in the mainstream and legal media.

In her spare time, Kathryn enjoys travelling, writing and spending time with her young family and two Russian Blue cats.