Brian Mulroney has acted as employer counsel both at the Ontario Labour Relations Board and in labour arbitrations. He has bargained a number of collective agreements, including, in 2016-17, three agreements that allowed his client to acquire a large manufacturing business previously in insolvency protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, one of Ontario’s most significant M&A transactions of 2017.
Brian also has extensive civil trial, injunction and appellate experience and has appeared in proceedings under the Human Rights Code at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario and its predecessor, the Board of Inquiry.
Over his career, Brian has been one of the labour and employment bar's most highly ranked lawyers. In addition to his current rankings, Brian was recommended in the 2016 edition of the Legal 500 Canada (Labour & Employment) and recognized in the 2013, 2014 and 2015 editions of Chambers Global — The World's Leading Lawyers for Business (Employment & Labour). He was also recognized in the 2016 and 2017 editions of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Employment Law) as well as in 2013, 2014 and 2015 for Employment Law — Labour and Employment Law — Management.
Selected Publications, Presentations and Media Mentions
Brian has contributed a chapter on employment law to the loose-leaf service Advising the Family-Owned Business since its inception and for several years edited the annual revisions to Employment Law: Solutions for the Canadian Workplace.
Rankings and Recognitions
Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2018 edition (and since 2006) of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Labour and Employment Law)
Recognized in the 2016, 2017 and 2018 editions of Who's Who Legal - The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers (Labour, Employment & Benefits)