Don J. Alberga

Don J. Alberga

Partner

Montréal
DAlberga@blg.com
514.954.2566

Don’s practice focuses on labour and employment law, with an emphasis on compensation-related issues for work accident victims and occupational health and safety matters.

He has over 15 years of experience acting as legal counsel to safety groups in the manufacturing, food and retail sectors in Québec. His work includes:

  • defending management interests in matters of occupational injuries
  • financing
  • prevention-inspection
  • representing employers in cases under the jurisdiction of the Tribunal administratif du travail (TAT) and in hearings of CNESST penal offence prosecutions in the criminal and penal Division of the Court of Québec
He is also regularly called upon to act in employment disputes before labour arbitration tribunals. 

Don is fluent in French, English and Italian.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)
  • Lecturer, École du Barreau du Québec

Community Involvement

  • Santa Cabrini Hospital Foundation

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada® (Labour and Employment Law and Workers' Compensation Law) and since 2019 for Workers' Compensation Law
  • Recognized in the 2021 edition (and since 2013) of Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Occupational Health & Safety, Workers' Compensation)

Bar Admission & Education

  • Québec, 2001
  • LLB, University of Ottawa, 2000
  • BA, Université de Montréal, 1997