Zoya Alam practices in the areas of Employment and Labour Law, with a focus on litigation, drafting, and advocacy. She prides herself in providing practical and innovative advice and representation to employee and employer clients in a range of workplace matters including dismissals, discrimination, contracts, employment standards, and severance packages. Zoya has appeared as counsel before various courts and administrative tribunals including the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, and the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal.
Zoya complements her litigation practice through her experience working in full-service civil litigation firms and an intellectual property firm, focusing on the preparation and litigation of patent and trademark applications.
Zoya is committed to access to justice for all individuals and is passionate about diversity engagement in the workplace. She has previous experience working at a legal clinic where she established an employment and administrative law practice, drafting pleadings and HRTO applications and conducted confidential negotiations on behalf of her clients.
In her personal time, Zoya is actively involved in various community initiatives and serves as Chair of the Nominating Committee of the Girl Guides of Canada and a Board of Director of the Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association. She is also an avid world traveler and lifetime Toronto Raptors fan.