From day-to-day employment matters to critical scenarios, Darryl’s comprehensive employment experience cuts quickly to the heart of a matter and keeps the longer-term business impact for clients in view.
Darryl practises in all areas of human resources and labour law, advising clients on the interpretation and application of all labour, employment, human rights, pay equity, privacy, employment standards, workers’ compensation, workplace safety and insurance, accessibility and occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation in both the private and public sectors.
Darryl assists clients with all manner of human resources matters, including employee recruiting and hiring, executive compensation, discipline, drug and alcohol issues, individual and mass terminations, discharge, wrongful dismissal, unjust dismissal, departing employees (including with respect to employee common law and restrictive covenant obligations), workplace investigations, grievances, arbitrations, human rights applications, unfair labour practice complaints, workers’ compensation, OHS issues, and statutory complaints and applications. He also drafts and revises a wide variety of labour and employment documents, including employment contracts, employment policies and procedures, collective agreements and human rights documents (including discrimination, harassment and accommodation policies).
Darryl has extensive experience advising employers in the labour and employment implications of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, and restructurings. He has worked with clients in a wide variety of industries and contexts, including service, retail, wholesale, pharmaceuticals, medical, technology, publishing, banking, finance, securities, insurance, automotive and others.
Darryl is excellent to work with. He provides great advice and balances it with being straight to the point.’
—Chambers Canada, 2023
Recognition and Awards
Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in employment and labour (Ontario)
Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in labour and employment law
The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in employment law
Darryl is the Technology Liaison of the Labour and Employment Law Executive of the Ontario Bar Association. He is the Past Chair of the National Labour and Employment Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association and is a member of The Advocates' Society, the Toronto Lawyers Association, the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers and the Ontario Bar Association.