TORONTO (August 25, 2022) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labour law practice representing management, is pleased to announce that Toronto partners Barry Kuretzky and George J.A. Vassos have been included in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada™ for Labour and Employment Law.
Lawyers on the Best Lawyers® lists are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise by practice area and geographic region.
Barry Kuretzky has been an acknowledged resource on Canadian employment law for over four decades. He brings creative solutions to business-critical decisions and his distinctive legal knowledge guides clients across the employment spectrum, from hiring to termination. Kuretzky has gained particular experience counseling clients in the labour relations area, which includes collective bargaining, union organizing drives, certification and decertification of unions, grievances and arbitrations. Additionally, Kuretzky has been quoted significantly in the press on Canadian labour and employment issues, and has been consistently recognized by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as one of the country’s top lawyers for 25 consecutive years.
George J.A. Vassos has lived employment law for almost 40 years, providing strategic and proactive advice to a wide variety of clients on the full spectrum of employment law issues, including hiring, terminations, reductions in force, wrongful dismissal, employment contracts, group insured benefits and human rights, among others. In addition to being listed by Best Lawyers for 18 consecutive years, Vassos is consistently recognized in the industry as a leading employment lawyer in Canada by Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (25 consecutive years) and Chambers Canada (four consecutive years). He also publishes extensively on employment law issues including statutory and case law developments.
In addition to Kuretzky and Vassos’ inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada, more than 230 Littler lawyers were recently included in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, and over 150 Littler attorneys were featured in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™.
With more than 1,600 labour and employment attorneys in offices around the world, Littler provides workplace solutions that are local, everywhere. Our diverse global team and proprietary technology foster a culture that celebrates original thinking, delivering groundbreaking innovation that prepares employers for what’s happening today, and what’s likely to happen tomorrow.