MONTRÉAL and TORONTO – February 25, 2022 – Ogletree Deakins, one of the world’s largest labour and employment law firms representing management, is thrilled to announce that Hugh Christie, Managing Partner of the firm’s Toronto office, and Lucie Guimond, Managing Partner of the Montréal office, have been recognized in The 2022 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. 2022 marks the 10th year that Hugh and Lucie have been named to this directory. The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory is a recognition of excellence by a practitioner’s peers and colleagues and includes profiles of leading practitioners and law firms across Canada.
Through its comprehensive annual peer survey, The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory acknowledges lawyers that are considered leaders in their respective fields, lawyers prominent in their practice areas and professional organizations, and who are otherwise enjoying significant recognition from their colleagues. Hugh was named in the Employment Law (Employer) practice area and Lucie was named in Workers’ Compensation (Employer) practice area.
Hugh’s employment law practice spans more than 30 years and focuses on the full spectrum of employment law issues. He provides commercial and public sector clients with advice on all elements of employment law, from pre-hiring through recruitment, drafting agreements, benefit plans and policies, discipline, promotion, succession planning, termination and post-employment obligations. Additionally, Hugh deals with employment issues arising out of restructuring in the workplace as a result of corporate transactions and trans-border employment issues.
Lucie expanded Ogletree Deakins’ presence in Canada by opening and leading the firm’s Montréal office. Her practice is exclusively focused on labour and employment law, and includes advocacy and advisory work for both provincially and federally regulated employers in the private and public sectors. With more than 30 years of experience, Lucie counsels her clients on individual and collective labour relations, health and safety, privacy law, and access to information as well as human rights. Additionally, she is a leading lawyer on worker’s compensation issues.
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Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labour and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. Premier client service, as outlined in the firm’s Client Pledge, is one of the firm’s top priorities and a cornerstone of its core values. Ogletree Deakins has more than 900 attorneys located in 53 offices across the United States and in Europe, Canada, and Mexico. The firm represents a diverse range of clients, including many of the Fortune 50 companies in the U.S. www.ogletree.com