Corrado De Stefano  


Executive Summary

Corrado De Stefano practices in the field of labour and employment law. He has represented employers before provincial authorities and arbitration boards in Ontario, Québec and New Brunswick, as well as before the Québec Superior Court, Québec Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada.

His practice includes collective bargaining, first-contract arbitration, certification proceedings, unfair labour practice complaints, wrongful dismissal cases and providing strategic practical advice.

He has also accumulated substantial experience with major, high-profile cases.

Mr. De Stefano teaches Labour Law at the Centre for Continuing Education and Faculty of Management of McGill University. He is the author of a number of widely read works on labour and employment law.

Publications & Presentations

  • "Restrictions on the Use of Replacement Workers," in Robert Bonhomme, Danny J. Kaufer and Gary S. Rosen, ed., Quebec Labour and Employment Law (Toronto: Carswell, 2002, 204 p.).
  • "No Double Dipping of Wrongful Dismissal Damages and Disability Benefits," Executive Employment 4 (1997) 223.
  • "Constructive Dismissal: Supreme Court Introduces New Test," Executive Employment 4 (1997) 226.
  • "Quebec Court of Appeal Limits Damages for Abuse of Rights," Executive Employment 2 (1995) 73.
  • "Quebec Civil Code Contains Provisions on Restrictive Covenants," Executive Employment 3 (1995) 119.
  • "Quebec's New Civil Code: Abuse of Rights and Prior-Notice Clauses," Executive Employment 1 (1994) 22.
  • "Impact of the Alienation of the Enterprise on the Individual Employment Contract," Executive Employment 1 (1994) 46.
  • Whistleblowing: Employee Loyalty and the Right to Criticize: A Management Perspective (1991) 2 Lab. Arb. Y.B. 199-209.

Rankings & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2019 edition (and since 2006) of Best Lawyers in Canada® (Labour and Employment Law).
  • Recognized in the 2018 edition (and since 2015) as well as the 2013 and 2012 editions of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Employment Law, Labour Relations).