Heather Power joins our Toronto office as an Associate. Welcome to the team!
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Law Society of Ontario
Queen's University, M.P.A.
Queen’s University, J.D.
University of Windsor, B.A.
Litigation and advocacy
Heather is an Associate in Mathews Dinsdale’s Toronto office. She provides strategic, concrete and timely advice to employers in all areas of employment law including employment standards, employment contracts, workplace policies, human rights, terminations, unjust dismissals and workplace investigations.
Heather has a strong background in advocacy and has represented a range of employers before courts, arbitrators and administrative tribunals.
Heather has a passion for crafting unique and novel litigation strategies and is a zealous advocate for her clients in every step of the litigation process. She strongly believes in achieving her clients’ objectives through the most economical and effective means possible, including, where appropriate, through negotiation and mediation.
Heather received her Juris Doctor from Queen’s University. Prior to joining the Firm, Heather gained a broad range of experience working for a labour and employment boutique in Toronto and running her own practice. Prior to completing her Juris Doctor, Heather obtained a Master of Public Administration from Queen’s University. Before to commencing her legal career, Heather worked in senior advisory positions with the provincial government, where her responsibilities included assisting in the development of new legislation. She has unique insight into the legislative process and has been able to use this knowledge in advocating for her clients.
Work Force Considerations
Heather co-presented at the Ontario Bar Association’s Institute Across Borders: Legal Issues and Best Practices for Ontario Lawyers from Around the World.
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