Walter R. Thornton

Partner Toronto, T: 416.869.8559 C: 416.805.2276 F: 416.862.8247

Cynthia Anthicques Assistant 416.862.8280 x256


Bar admission

Law Society of Ontario


Carleton University, B.A. (Hons.)
Ottawa University, LL.B.

Membership and affiliations

Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association
Toronto Construction Association


Walter is a partner in our Toronto office. He is recognized as one of the leading practitioners in construction sector labour relations in Canada by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, and a top lawyer in the area of labour and employment law by Best Lawyers in Canada.

Walter represents owners, employer’s organizations and contractors on a regular basis before the Ontario Labour Relations Board in all matters related to construction labour relations.

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