Partner, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
Shane D. Todd advises employers on workplace issues and represents them in legal proceedings.He has won cases at trial and on motions, negotiated and enforced agreements, achieved great settlements, and helped employers through major changes.Frequently retained in high-stakes litigation, Shane was recognized as a “Rising Star: Leading Lawyer under 40” by Lexpert in 2019.Shane is also recognized by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in the category of Workplace Human Rights.
Shane worked as a human resources professional prior to beginning his practice.He knows how workplace changes anddisputes impact a business. With this in mind, Shane works to find the most efficient way to end a legal dispute and get clients back to theirprimary business whether witha quick, confidential settlement orlitigating all the way to a final decision. Shane also supports employers in major initiatives impacting employees, including reductions in force, closures of business, sale and acquisitionof businesses, and policy changes among others.He also regularly represents employers and supervisors in regulatory prosecutions, investigations, inquests, and appeals related to workplace safety.
Shane is a frequent writer on human resources law developments. He isthe Editor-in-Chief of the HR Space -the firm’s weekly e-bulletin on labour, employment and human rights issues.He is also routinely asked to speak as an expert on workplace issues in the media, including in the Financial Post, the Globe andMail, on CBC News and on 680 NEWS radio.