Toronto (February 5, 2018) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Mitchell is returning to BLG where he will continue his practice as a partner in the Labour and Employment group based in its Toronto office.

Mr. Mitchell’s practice focuses on employment, labour and human rights issues. He advises non-union employers on employment contracts, union organizing drives and employment-related litigation before the Courts. He also advises unionized employers on collective agreement interpretation and bargaining strategy and he acts as primary spokesperson in collective bargaining. His vast experience covers many industries such as retail, manufacturing, information technology and financial services.

“We are delighted to welcome Jeffrey back to the firm,” said Sean Weir, BLG's national managing partner and CEO. “He brings extensive experience in labour and employment law to BLG’s strong national group.”

Cindy Clarke, BLG's national group head, Specialized Litigation added “Jeffrey’s expertise in acting for both unionized and non-unionized employers in respect of labour and employment issues across a variety of industries will be valuable to our clients and will add strength to our leading practice.”

Mr. Mitchell is a graduate of the Osgoode Hall Law School (York University) where he received his LL.B. in 1996. He was Adjunct Professor at Woodsworth College (University of Toronto) from 2001 to 2011 and teaches classes on a variety of labour and employment issues. Mr. Mitchell is also a Board member of Turning Point Youth Services.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a leading, national, full-service Canadian law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property solutions for our clients. BLG is one of the country’s largest law firms with more than 700 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in five cities across Canada. We assist clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing to trademark and patent registration.

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Tamara Costa
National Director, Marketing & Communications
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP