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Laura Karabulut

T: 416.408.5522
F: 416.408.4814
E: lkarabulut@filion.on.ca

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Sonia Bortolamiol
T: 647.797.4482
F: 416.408.4814
E: sbortolamiol@filion.on.ca

  • Call to the Bar, Ontario - 2005
  • University of Western Ontario, Bachelor of Law
  • York University, Bachelor of Arts (Political Science)

Laura Karabulut

Executive Summary

As a member of the firm since 2005 and as a partner since 2012, Laura practices exclusively in the area of employment law and labour relations on behalf of management.  She advises and represents employers in a variety of industrial and commercial sectors including automotive, retail and logistics.  She is also involved in collective bargaining and labour relations in the broader public sector.  She handles wrongful dismissals, human rights, employment standards, grievances, health and safety and various other labour and employment matters. 

Laura enjoys partnering with human resource professionals and operators to achieve business objectives. She assists with the drafting, implementation, and application of employment agreements and employment policies and practices.

Laura authors and contributes to a number of labour and employment law publications, including the Canadian Human Rights Act - Quick Reference (2009 - present) and Public Health in the Workplace.  She has also been a speaker at numerous conferences and seminars on public health emergencies in the workplace, workplace violence and workplace harassment, and human rights issues in the workplace.

Memberships and Professional Affiliations

  • Law Society of Ontario 
  • The Canadian Bar Association
  • Armenian Bar Association
  • Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)

Selected Publications, Presentations and Media Mentions

"Post-Pandemic Workforce Management" webinar, Advocates for Employers of Canada (June 7, 2022), Speaker

Canadian Human Rights Act: Quick Reference - 2019 Edition, Carswell, Co-author 

CLV Special Report - Public Health in the Workplace, 2nd and 3rd Editions, Thomson Reuters, Co-author