William Gale

PartnerGrosman Gale Fletcher Hopkins LLPEmployment; Litigation and Dispute Resolution

William Gale is a Partner at Grosman Gale Fletcher Hopkins LLP since 1989, where he practices in the areas of employment and labour law. He was selected by Lexpert's peer review process as one of the "Top 500 Lawyers in Canada" for 2012-2014. Bill devotes significant time in his employment law practice to negotiating and drafting executive contracts. Referred to in the Business Magazine of the National Post as "an executive agent", Bill reduces the increasingly complex nature of executive compensation to concise written documents on behalf of his executive clients.

William Gale is a Partner at Grosman Gale Fletcher Hopkins LLP since 1989, where he practices in the areas of employment and labour law. He was selected by Lexpert's peer review process as one of the "Top 500 Lawyers in Canada" for 2012-2014.

He has appeared in the courts at both the trial and appellate levels to argue many reported decisions dealing with issues such as wrongful dismissal litigation, human rights, occupational health and safety, employment contracts, and pensions and benefits. He represents a number of employers including many arts organizations, advising them on legal issues facing them in today's changing world, and also chairs the board of the Hannaford Street Silver Band.

Bill has written articles for a number of publications in the area of employment law, including The Employment Bulletin and Federated Press, and regularly participates as a speaker at professional conferences.

Bill devotes significant time in his employment law practice to negotiating and drafting executive contracts. Referred to in the Business Magazine of the National Post as "an executive agent", Bill reduces the increasingly complex nature of executive compensation to concise written documents on behalf of his executive clients.

Education

  • University of Windsor, LL.B., 1980
  • University of Western Ontario, B.Mus., 1977

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 1982

Associations

  • Ontario Bar Association (including the Labour & Employment and Civil Litigation sections)

Awards & Honours

  • Lexpert Top 500 Lawyers in Canada, 2012-2014