Emily A. Russell

Workers’ Compensation Specialist, Paralegal Toronto, T: 416.869.8537 F: 416.495.8833

Brittany Szwedyk Assistant 416.495.1072 bszwedyk@compclaim.com

Biography

Professional License

Law Society of Ontario, Licensed Paralegal
Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP)

Education

Herzing College, Paralegal Diploma
McMaster University, DeGroote School of Business, B.Comm. (Hons.)

Profile

Emily is a Senior Consultant and licensed Paralegal with the CompClaim consulting group. Emily specializes in workers’ compensation, providing practical and strategic advice to both Schedule 1 & 2 employers.

With a focus on managing and reducing claim costs, Emily offers assistance in the areas of claims administration, complex claims management, appeals representation, employer account-related matters including financial and classification audits, and experience rating (NEER, CAD-7, and the Rate Framework in Ontario). As an employer advocate and an accomplished trainer, Emily facilitates educational seminars and workshops to the employer community and regularly speaks at conferences on various workers’ compensation topics. She prides herself on keeping the employer community informed of industry developments, legislative and policy changes, and evolving best practices.

Emily’s primary objective is to equip her clients with knowledge and resources to allow them to effectively manage their workers’ compensation issues internally as much as possible.  Otherwise, she is available to provide employers with realistic, cost-effective and strategic solutions to their workers’ compensation issues.

Emily joined CompClaim in 2007 after completing an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree at the DeGroote School of Business (McMaster University).  She became a member of the Law Society of Ontario in 2015 as a licensed Paralegal and obtained her Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation in 2018.

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