Mary brings more than 30 years’ experience to her practice of employment law, acting for both employers and employees with emphasis on the senior management and executive level. She has extensive experience advising executives and senior employees on employment contracts, termination arrangements, exit strategies, constructive dismissal and sexual harassment claims.

Mary has also advised employers on issues relating to dismissals, employment contracts, corporate restructuring and downsizings, human rights and discrimination claims, employment standards and workplace policies. She has worked as an independent investigator in sexual harassment and discrimination matters.

Mary is a frequent speaker at seminars for lawyers, executives, human resources and relocation professionals and client groups on a wide range of workplace issues. She has written numerous papers on legal and practical aspects of employment law.


  • Listed in Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as an employment lawyer “repeatedly recommended” in Toronto (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015)
  • Selected as one of the Best Lawyers in Canada® in employment law in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • Graduate, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
  • Called to the Ontario Bar in 1978
  • Graduate, BMW Advanced Driver Training School