Our Firm

SPECIALISED EXPERTISE AND SUPPORT WITH INNOVATIVE LEGAL STRATEGIES

Cavalluzzo lawyers are distinguished by their commitment to providing excellent legal advice and representation and their dedication to advancing equality and social justice. Since 1983, our firm has been advocating on behalf of working people and equity-seeking groups and individuals in Ontario, across Canada and internationally.

Our practice is varied – encompassing labour, public, pension, administrative, Charter, health, education, employment law and class actions, as well as professional regulation, inquiries and inquests – but our dedication to superior advocacy is constant. We represent trade unions, professionals and professional associations, non-unionized employees, multi-employer pension and benefit plans, and other organizations and individuals, in both the public and private sector, assisting them with day-to-day legal problems as well as long-term legal and policy strategies.

We are client-focused and professional. We provide prompt and clear advice and representation. We work to make complex issues understandable and try to ensure that simple matters stay that way. We always discuss with clients in advance the costs associated with large and small projects.

We believe strongly in combating discrimination in all its forms, promoting solidarity and raising awareness of issues affecting the rights of women, persons of diverse racial, cultural, religious, and ethnic backgrounds, persons with disabilities and those with different political views and all sexual orientations and gender identities.

Because we are passionate about what we do, we are fierce and innovative advocates. Our lawyers have won precedent-setting cases, including at the Supreme Court of Canada, and promoted progressive legislative change. Whatever challenge our clients are facing, we are ready to work collaboratively and creatively to solve it.

Recent News

In the News/4 February 2021

Cavalluzzo LLP Secures Major Win for Employees of the Bankrupt Aveos Company

The End of a Long Saga

On February 3, 2021, the Federal Court issued a decision that puts an end to a long and unfortunate saga.  In 2012, a large aircraft maintenance ... Read More
News/28 January 2021

New Partner Announcement

Cavalluzzo LLP is very pleased to announce that Niiti Simmonds and Michael Mandarino have joined our partnership.

Cavalluzzo LLP is very pleased to announce that Niiti Simmonds and Michael Mandarino have joined our partnership. We wish them both ongoing success as... Read More
In the News/19 January 2021

Province Called on to Close Courts, Move to Remote Proceedings

A group of lawyers, judges and courthouse employees have signed a letter calling on the Government of Ontario to shut down in-person court proceedings... Read More
News/18 January 2021

"Accessing Personal WhatsApp Messages on Shared Work Laptop an Invasion of Privacy"

Sean Fitzpatrick and Michael Thorburn represented the Canadian Media Guild in Canadian Broadcasting Corporation v Canadian Media Guild, wher... Read More
News/26 November 2020

Ryan White Interviewed by Professor David Doorey of Osgoode Hall Law School

Ryan White speaks to LLM students regarding the OLRB's decision that Foodora couriers are employees and not independent contractors

Osgoode Hall's Professor David Doorey interviewed Ryan White regarding the Foodora Unionization Decision and its impact on the gig economy. Read More
News/13 November 2020

Cynthia Crysler appointed to FSRA Technical Advisory Committee on Public Sector Pension Plans

Cynthia Crysler was recently appointed to the FSRA Technical Advisory Committee on Public Sector Pension Plans.  The mandate of this committee is... Read More