Stephen Shore

Partner || Toronto

Stephen Shore is a skilled advocate whose practice is focused on the representation of management in many areas of employment and labour law with particular emphasis on applications for certification, collective bargaining, grievance arbitration, Ontario Labour Relations Board proceedings, human rights, wrongful and constructive dismissal litigation and employment and labour issues in corporate restructuring and transactions.

Stephen regularly writes for a variety of employment and labour law publications and speaks on his areas of expertise.

Stephen is an Adjunct Lecturer, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, a member of the Ontario Bar Association Labour and Employment Section – Legislative Review Subcommittee, a member of the Resilient Communities Ontario – Health and Safety Committee, Member of the Human Resources Committee of UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, Past Chair of the Human Resources Committee of the Board of Hillel Ontario, and an Alumni Member of St. Michael’s Hospital Young Leaders. He is also a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association (Labour & Employment, Civil Litigation, Constitutional, Civil Liberties, Human Rights, Pensions & Benefits, Insolvency, Young Lawyers), Advocates’ Society and Law Society of Upper Canada.

Stephen is a graduate of the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, and holds a Bachelor of Science, Honours Degree, in Economics and Statistics from Dalhousie University.

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  • J.D., University of Toronto, 2007
  • B.S., Dalhousie University, 2004

Admittance to Practice

  • Ontario, 2008

Professional Activities

  • Advocates’ Society
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association (Labour and Employment Section; Legislative Review Subcommittee)
  • Resilient Communities Ontario – Health and Safety Committee
  • Hillel of Ontario
  • St. Michael’s Hospital Young Leaders, Past Executive Member


  • Ontario Bar Association - 16th Annual Current Issues in Employment Law - "Recent Tales of Restrictive Covenant Enforcement" - Toronto - April 27, 2018
  • Ogletree Deakins International Practice Group Seminar - "You Can’t Take it with You: Departing Employees and Trade Secrets" - Washington - March 29, 2018

Insights by Stephen Shore