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Brendan McCutchen

P.416.964.5508  F.416.964.5895  E.

Assistant: Elana Goldfried416.964.1115, ext. 2290

Brendan's Practice Areas


  • Call to the Bar, 2011
  • University of Toronto, J.D.
  • Queen’s University, B.A. (Hons.) Philosophy
  • Donner Public Interest Fellow


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association

Brendan started working at Cavalluzzo as an articling student in 2010, and returned to the firm as an associate in 2011. He practices labour law and benefits law, with a focus on workers' compensation. He is also a member of the firm's education law and construction labour law practice groups.

Brendan received his B.A. (Honours) in philosophy from Queen's University, and his J.D. from the University of Toronto. Throughout law school, Brendan was active as a caseworker with Advocates for Injured Workers, a community legal clinic specializing in workers' compensation law. He represented clients at a number of appeal-level hearings. He was a co-director of the clinic in his third year of law school.

Brendan was a Donner Public Interest Fellow, and he worked with the Ontario Federation of Labour to prepare an extensive report on occupational health and safety-based reprisals.

While an articling student, he was a speaker at the 2010 Ontario Federation of Labour / Ontario Network of Injured Workers Groups conference on occupational health and safety, and workers' compensation.

Brendan has a long-established interest in social justice activism and workers' rights. He brings that interest to all areas of his practice.

Brendan is a member of the Ontario Bar Association and the Canadian Bar Association.


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