Bio

Genevieve is a member of the litigation practice group at Cavalluzzo.

She maintains a broad litigation practice with a focus on employment law and class actions. Genevieve represents employees and professionals in all industries and sectors, including the financial service, health, education, technology and entertainment industries, as well as those employed in the public service more broadly. She also assists unions with disputes before courts.

Genevieve has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario. She has also represented clients in private mediations.

Her previous experience as an articling student at a full service firm and summer student at the London, U.K. office of a leading national firm includes complex corporate commercial disputes, insolvency matters, regulatory matters, and criminal defence.

Genevieve is a member of the Ontario Bar Association, the Advocates' Society and the Women's Law Association of Ontario. She is also volunteers with ProBono Ontario.

Education

  • Call to the Ontario Bar, 2015
  • University of London, The City Law School, LL.B, 2013
  • University of Ottawa, B.Soc. Sc., 2010

 

Related Events

Event/Feb 25, 2021

Genevieve Cantin Speaks at NCA Network Event

Genevieve Cantin speaks at NCA Network coffee chat event

Genevieve Cantin speaks at NCA Network coffee chat event

Related Publications

Article/21 January 2021

"Don’t Panic: 10 Things to Do if You are Let Go"

Genevieve Cantin comments in moneytalkgo.com's article: "Don’t Panic: 10 Things to Do if You are Let Go". She discusses recourses available to e...

Related Blogs

/10 February 2021

How the Global COVID-19 Pandemic May Impact Employees' Notice Periods

Are employees entitled to a longer notice period when their employment is terminated during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Are employees entitled to a longer notice period when their employment is terminated during the COVID-19 pandemic? This blog post explains that an emp...
/2 February 2021

Notice in Ontario: How Is it Calculated?

The Employment Standards Act and the Common Law

When an employee is terminated in Ontario, they are generally entitled to advance notice. Under the law of Ontario, there are two types of notice: the...
/21 January 2021

Statutory Holidays in Ontario: Demystified

What are my entitlements ​and how are they calculated?

Most employees are entitled to time off and holiday pay during statutory holidays. This blog post explains what statutory holidays are, statutory holi...
/18 December 2020

Exclusive Jurisdiction Denied: Ontario Court of Appeal Reinstates Court Action Brought by Police Association President Against Employer and Ex-Police Chief

In Skof v. Bordeleau, the Court of Appeal affirms that courts may legitimately take jurisdiction where arbitrators or other specialized bodies lack power to provide an appropriate remedy

In Skof v. Bordeleau, the Court of Appeal reinstated an Action by a Plaintiff that the lower court had struck out. The Court held that the dispute be...