Sarah E. Smith


Senior Counsel and Director, Knowledge Management Toronto, T: 647.777.8287 F: 416.862.8247

Debbie Tiller Assistant 416.862.8280 x 264


Bar admission

Law Society of Ontario


Queen’s University, B.A. (Hons.) with Distinction
University of Toronto, MIRHR
Western University, LL.B.

Membership and affiliations

Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association


As Director of Knowledge Management, Sarah oversees knowledge strategy at Mathews Dinsdale. She provides our clients with innovative legal products and our lawyers with tools to work more efficiently and effectively.

As Senior Counsel, Sarah maintains a practice in human rights, judicial review, and appellate-level matters. She has broad experience in all areas of workplace law, advising union and non-union employers across a wide range of industries. She has represented employers before labour arbitrators, workers’ compensation and human rights tribunals, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Superior Court of Justice, and the Ontario Court of Appeal.

In addition to her Juris Doctor from Western University, Sarah holds a Master of Industrial Relations and Human Resources degree from the University of Toronto. As a student, she completed internships with the Toronto Transit Commission, as well as the International Labour Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.

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