Shane Todd is an Associate in Heenan Blaikie LLP’s Labour and Employment Law group and a member of the firm’s national OHS and Workers’ Compensation Practice group. Shane’s practice is focused on labour and employment law matters on behalf of management in the private and public sector. Shane provides advice and representation to employers and management on a wide range of labour and employment issues, including labour disputes, union organizing, employment standards, employment contracts, wrongful dismissals, grievance arbitrations, human rights and accommodation, occupational health and safety, workers’ compensation, and workplace privacy.
Prior to attending law school, Shane worked in human resources with a provincial crown corporation. At law school, Shane was a member of Queens University’s Correctional Law Project, a legal aid clinic providing advice and representation at hearings before the National Parole Board, federal penitentiary disciplinary courts, and appeals heard in the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Shane is actively involved in the community. He sits on the Board of Directors of VOICE for Hearing Impaired Children, a registered charity providing parent support, public education, advocacy and therapy in relation to deaf and hard of hearing children, and also volunteers his time through Heenan Blaikie’s Pro Bono Legal Services Initiative.
Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario)
LL.B., Queen's University, 2008
B.Mgt. (with Distinction), University of Lethbridge, 2005
Professional Associations & Memberships
Canadian Bar Association
Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario
The Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario)