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

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Blog/26 April 2021

Unjust Dismissals under the Canada Labour Code

The law of unjust dismissals in federally regulated workplaces

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Blog/18 March 2021

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An employee’s obligations after their employment has been terminated

This blog post explains what an employee must demonstrate to show that they have properly mitigated their damages. When a person's employment has been...
Blog/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...
Blog/2 February 2021

Notice in Ontario: How Is it Calculated?

The Employment Standards Act and the Common Law

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