Frank’s practice focuses on helping clients navigate difficult and litigious situations to achieve favourable outcomes and settlements. He has appeared as counsel before all levels of court in Ontario and many administrative tribunals. Frank is a skillful and aggressive advocate.
Frank has an extensive civil litigation practice with an emphasis on labour and employment litigation. He has unique experience representing unionized and non-unionized employers in all types of workplace disputes, including wrongful dismissal actions, the enforcement and defence of departing employee obligations, complex proceedings under the Labour Relations Act, human rights proceedings and the defence of prosecutions and appeals of orders under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Frank works with professionals with respect to a wide variety of regulatory and professional discipline matters, as well as corporations charged with breaches of statutes under the Provincial Offences Act and other quasi-criminal charges.
Frank also assists his clients to minimize the risk of litigation by advising them on matters before they become litigious. However, if litigation arises, Frank is a staunch, skillful and aggressive advocate for his clients’ interests.
Frank is actively involved in the Advocates’ Society Labour and Employment Practice Group and is a prolific writer and speaker on litigation and employment law topics.
Frank is a graduate of the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, and is a staunch supporter of his beloved Calgary Flames, Seattle Seahawks and Liverpool FC.