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.

endent and entrepreneurial approach, with a bias towards action, was integral to my decision to join A&M."

Tom Paterson, Senior Director, added: "There is currently significant volatility in the debt markets. As a result, debt raising is consuming significantly more management bandwidth with much less certainty on the outcome. A&M provides the perfect platform to support clients in taking action sooner rather than later to navigate current market challenges."