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Lorna Cuthbert

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Lorna Cuthbert is a partner and the Head of the Toronto Employment & Labour Group, as well as member of the firm's Partnership Board and Management Committee for the Toronto office. Her practice focuses on all matters relating to employment and labour law, with particular focus on the human resources aspects of commercial matters. She has advised on the employment and labour ramifications related to numerous mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, outsourcing and insolvency mandates. Lorna also negotiates executive employment agreements, consulting agreements, termination arrangements and regularly advises multinational corporations in establishing operations in Canada, including in relation to business immigration requirements. In addition, she provides advice to clients regarding employment standards compliance, human rights, wrongful dismissal, enforceability of restrictive covenants, and employee privacy.

Lorna co-chairs the Women’s Initiatives Committee (Toronto), helping lead the Toronto office’s initiatives in respect of the retention and advancement of our female lawyers.

Lorna is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and the Canadian Bar Association. Lorna has been recognized as a Canadian Diversity Champion by Women of Influence, Inc., for her dedication to leading and developing innovative diversity initiatives and programs in the workplace.