Jeff Hopkins is a Partner with Grosman, Grosman & Gale LLP, providing strategic advice and expertise in all aspects of labour, employment and human resources law, with a particular focus on wrongful dismissal litigation, including constructive dismissal and human rights.
Jeff has provided representation and trial advocacy on complex labour and employment law matters before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Ontario Court of Appeal, Divisional Court, arbitrations, and various administrative tribunals, including the Ontario Labour Relations Board, Employment Standards and Human Rights Tribunal. He is also routinely retained to represent clients on injunctive relief motions, primarily on the issue of restrictive covenants and employee fiduciary duties.
Jeff develops and implements employment and workplace policies, counsels and advises human resource professionals, executives, managers and supervisors in workplace due diligence, positive employee relations and best practices. He also drafts and advises on executive employment contracts related to duties and responsibilities, compensation, benefits and other conditions of employment.
Jeff is consistently invited to speak at various employment law, human resources and industry conferences, and is a regular author and contributor to the various labour and employment publications. Jeff also contributes to Firm’s Employment Bulletin, published by Canada Law Book.
professional associations and memberships
Law Society of Upper Canada
Western University, Faculty of Law, (LL.B.) (2002)