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Hina Saeed

T: 905.972.6873
F: 905.577.0805
E: hsaeed@filion.on.ca

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Nicole Martin
T: 647.435.6695
F: 905.577.0805
E: nmartin@filion.on.ca

  • Call to the Bar, Ontario – 2014
  • University of Windsor, Juris Doctor
  • McMaster University, Bachelor in Arts and Science (Honours), with a combined Honours degree in Religious Studies

Hina Saeed

Executive Summary

Hina is a Partner in Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP’s Hamilton office. Before joining the firm in September 2017, Hina practiced civil litigation at a boutique litigation law firm in Hamilton.

Hina practices in all areas of employment, labour and human rights law with a particular focus on litigation.

Hina has acted on behalf of clients on matters involving all facets of management-side labour and employment law, including human rights, wrongful dismissals and grievance arbitrations. Hina appears regularly before courts and tribunals including the Superior Court of Justice, Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.

Hina has extensive experience in conducting workplace investigations into allegations of harassment, sexual harassment, bullying, discrimination, toxic work environments, human rights violations, and product liability issues. In addition, Hina assists employers in developing systems to ensure compliance with legal and ethical obligations, and creating effective workplace policies and procedures. 

Hina has volunteered for a number of non-profit organizations including Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund, Amnesty International, Children’s Aid Society, Big Brothers & Big Sisters (GoGirls Program) and Inasmuch House for Women in Crisis.

Hina currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Hamilton Community Legal Clinic and also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Industry Education Council of Hamilton.

Memberships and Professional Affiliations

  • Law Society of Ontario 
  • The Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Hamilton Law Association
  • Canadian Muslim Lawyers' Association
  • Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)

Selected Publications, Presentations and Media Mentions

Employment Litigation Manual: Quick Reference, 2018-2021 editions

Canadian Human Rights Act: Quick Reference, 2018-2021 editions

“COVID-19 Human Resources Law Update” (Conference, September 2020)

“COVID-19: Effective Workplace Management in a Global Pandemic” (FWTA In-House Seminar, April 2020)

“Cannabis in the Workplace” (Client Presentation, November 2019)

“Diversity and Inclusion” (Client Presentation, September 2019)

“Incentive Programs: What Employers Need to Know” (FWTA In-House Seminar, April 2019)

“Gender Identity and Expression: Understanding the Landscape & How to Respond as an Employer” (Conference, April 2019)

“Cannabis in the Workplace: An Employer’s Obligations” (Client Presentation, September 2018 and October 2018)

“Labour and Employment Challenges for the Small Business” (FWTA In-House Seminar, June 2018)