David J. Defrancesco

Partner - Canada

David J. Defrancesco is a partner at Mathews Dinsdale and a reference for labour relations in Canada.

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Mathews Dinsdale

The Well, 35th Floor 8 Spadina Avenue Toronto, ON M5V 0S8

Tel: +4168628280

Extensive experience advising on employment matters

David has extensive experience advising employers on the laws of the workplace. He is counsel to municipal governments, manufacturers, retailers, public sector organisations, school boards, emergency services providers, warehousers and distributors, and construction companies. David has been repeatedly recognised as one of the leading labour relations lawyers in Canada by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and by Best Lawyers in Canada. David focuses on the representation of employers in collective bargaining, before labour relations boards, human rights tribunals and in rights and interest arbitration hearings. He is often engaged to advise on workplace law issues arising from the sale, acquisition or relocation of a business, and in cases involving restructuring in the public and broader public sectors. David has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers, the Ontario Bar Association (Labour and Employment Law Section) and he is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.