Adam Pennell  


Executive Summary

Adam Pennell is an associate in the Toronto office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and a member of the Labour and Employment Group.

Adam was a summer student and an articling student at BLG before joining the Firm as an associate in 2016.

Representative Work

  • Advises employers on a wide range of issues, including employment standards, policies and contracts, wrongful dismissal claims, health and safety, and human rights issues.
  • Represents private and public sector employers on all aspects of labour and employment law, including employee terminations, severance packages, employee discipline, employment policies and handbooks, employment standards, labour arbitrations, and human rights matters.

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-Author, "Industry Paper Urges Employers to Address Pay Equity Gaps Among Canadian Businesses," BLG Labour and Employment Law Alert, April 2016.
  • Co-Author, "Government of Canada Announces Significant Overhaul of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP)," BLG Business Immigration Law Alert, July 2014.