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New partner joins BLG’s Labour & Employment group

Mitchell Smith joins the Toronto office

Toronto (January 19, 2023) – Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) welcomes Mitchell Smith to the firm as a partner in our Labour & Employment group.

Clients trust Mitchell to resolve complex employment and commercial disputes. He has extensive experience litigating wrongful competition matters between employers and employees, shareholder oppression disputes between corporate executives and companies, and in the law of restrictive covenants, breach of confidentiality and fiduciary duties.

“Mitchell is a strong civil litigator who has argued cases in all levels of civil court in Ontario,” said Graham Walker, National Group Head, Specialized Disputes. “He is valued by clients for his pragmatic approach to complex motions, trials, appeals and judicial reviews. We are proud to welcome him to BLG.”

BLG’s Labour & Employment group works closely with other specialized teams across the firm, including those focused on fraud, class actions, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy and insolvency, and shareholder disputes. With labour and employment specialists across Canada, we can assemble the best team to meet your specific needs and seamlessly deliver timely, effective strategies and results.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

As one of the largest, truly full-service Canadian law firm, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) delivers practical legal advice for domestic and international clients across more practices and industries than any Canadian firm. With 800 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals, BLG serves the legal needs of businesses and institutions across Canada and beyond — from M&A and capital markets to disputes, financing, and trademark and patent registration.


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For more information, please contact:

Tamara Costa
National Director, Brand and Marketing Communications
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
[email protected]