Workplace Violence: How to Keep Your Employees Safe

Broadcast Date: Thursday, May 12, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
HR and Benefits
Warren S. Rapoport
Lorenzo Lisi
Theodore Olsen


About Black Sutherland LLP

Black Sutherland LLP is a downtown Toronto law firm that specializes in insurance defence, employment, commercial and estates dispute resolution litigation. It also has specialists in estate planning, corporate commercial and real estate transactions, as well as municipal law and development. The firm was founded in the 1920s, and has maintained a tradition of excellence since its inception. The firm’s lawyers and staff are dedicated to a philosophy of “going the extra mile,” both in terms of the quality of legal services and positive client communications.

Black Sutherland LLP comprises more than 40 individuals, including 17 lawyers and a significant complement of articling students and legal staff. Collectively, firm personnel serve as an enviable team of professionals committed to the provision of innovative, client-focused and collaborative legal services.


About Aird & Berlis LLP

Aird & Berlis LLP is a leading Canadian law firm based in Toronto, serving clients across Canada and globally. The firm’s practice encompasses all principal areas of business law, including corporate/commercial, corporate finance, banking, insolvency and restructuring, energy, environmental, infrastructure/P3, technology and intellectual property, litigation, labour and employment, municipal and land use planning, real estate and tax. The firm’s diverse client base ranges from entrepreneurs to multinational corporations, with a strong Labour & Employment Group which provides advice and representation to employers on a broad spectrum of labour and employment law matters such as wrongful and constructive dismissal, human rights, health and safety, union grievance arbitrations and collective agreement negotiations, workplace violence and harassment claims and training, employment contracts drafting and advice, and the obligations of employees (including departing employees).


About Sherman & Howard L.L.C.

Sherman & Howard L.L.C. is a regional firm with a national practice, with multiple offices in Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Georgia, and Missouri.  Over 170 lawyers serve a broad range of clients, including individuals, privately held businesses, multi-national corporations and government entities.  The Firm also provides counsel to in-house legal departments and to other law firms that require distinctive experience. Sherman & Howard L.L.C.’s multidisciplinary attorney teams coordinate between practice groups and offices to provide the scope and depth of legal skill necessary to serve clients most successfully.

The Firm’s client relationships are built on a shared vision that creates and sustains not only individuals, but also organizations with long-term commitments to their communities, their shareholders and their employees.  The attorneys and staff at Sherman & Howard are proud to continue the Firm’s long tradition of providing high-quality legal and business solutions.