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Eric M. Roher

Avocat-conseil principal

Toronto
ERoher@blg.com
416.367.6004

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Eric is the National Leader of the Education Law Group. He practises in the areas of education law, labour relations and employment law. He advises employers on a range of labour relations matters, including the grievance procedure, certification, and the negotiation, interpretation and administration of collective agreements.

His clients include a range of public and private sector employers, including school boards and independent schools. He advises on education law, including student discipline, human rights, freedom of information, teacher misconduct and special education.

He also represents clients before administrative tribunals and labour relations boards, including the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Ontario Labour Relations Board and the Ontario College of Teachers.

Experience

  • Advises employers on a range of labour relations matters, including the grievance procedure, certification, negotiation and interpretation and administration of collective agreements.
  • Advises school boards and independent schools on education law issues, including student discipline, human rights, freedom of information, teacher misconduct and special education.
  • Advises a range of public sector and private sector employers on employment law issues, including employee handbooks, mandatory retirement, policies and procedures, severance arrangements and employment agreements.
  • Advises clients regarding pension issues, relevant legislation and the administration of pension plans.

Beyond our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Adjunct Professor, course on Education Law, University of Toronto Faculty of Law
  • Adjunct Professor, course on Education Law, University of Toronto Faculty of Law
  • Member, PKM Advisory Council, The Learning Partnership
  • Instructor, Supervisory Officers Qualifications Course, organized by the Ontario Principals' Council, 2018

Awards & Recognitions

  • Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2021 edition (and since 2014) of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Education Law).
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law in Education, May 2011.
  • The Arbour Award for outstanding volunteer service to the University of Toronto, September 2008.

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 1987
  • LLB, Université McGill, 1985
  • MA, Brown University, 1982
  • BA (Hons.), Université de Toronto, 1977
  • Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne, Paris, 1978