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

News/6 June 2024

Grassy Narrows First Nation files lawsuit provincial and federal government for mercury contamination

Lawsuit argues Crown violated Grassy Narrows’ Treaty rights by failing to protect against and remedy the effects of mercury and other industrial contamination

Grassy Narrows First Nation files lawsuit against provincial and federal government for mercury contamination. Lawsuit argues Crown violated Grassy Na... Read More
News/19 April 2024

Cavalluzzo Lawyers Contribute and Acknowledged in new Employment and Labour Law Text

New Book Written by Timothy Hadwen & David Strang

Cynthia Crysler was acknowledged as providing written contributions, Paul Cavalluzzo and Amanda Pask were acknowledged for their comments on the secon... Read More
News/27 February 2024

Government Officially Repeals Unconstitutional Wage Restraint Legislation

ONCA confirms Bill 124 is unconstitutional for unionized workers

Ontario's highest Court confirms that Bill 124 violates unionized workers' Charter rights. Cavalluzzo LLP is proud to have represented the Ontario Eng... Read More
News/7 February 2024

Cavalluzzo Honoured to be Named Top Labour & Employment Boutique Firm

Recognized by Canadian Lawyer for 2024-25

Cavalluzzo LLP is honoured to be named a Top Labour & Employment Boutique Firm for 2024-25. Read More
News/6 February 2024

New Partner Announcement

Cavalluzzo LLP is very pleased to announce that Jackie Esmonde and Balraj Dosanjh have joined our partnership.

Cavalluzzo LLP is pleased to announce that Jackie Esmonde and Balraj Dosanjh have joined our partnership. Read More
News/1 February 2024

Ryan White Comments on Gig Workers Amidst Employment Rate Drop in Toronto Star

"Gig work model gives the illusion of flexibility"

Cavalluzzo LLP Partner Ryan White was interviewed by the Toronto Star to discuss the surge in gig workers during a declining employment rate in Canada... Read More