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J.P. Karam, Senior Associate

J.P. is a Senior Associate at the firm, where his practice is restricted to representing employers in all areas of labour and employment law. J.P. acts for employers in wrongful dismissal litigation, human rights applications, labour arbitrations and various business transactions.

A main focus of J.P.’s practice is on advising public and private-sector employers on limiting and managing employment-related issues and distractions that could otherwise lead to legal exposure.  J.P. regularly advises on employment-related provisions in all types of corporate transactions, including share and asset purchase deals, and workforce services agreements. He also assists employers in drafting and implementing workplace policies, employment contracts and executive compensation arrangements.

J.P.  has represented both public and private sector clients on wrongful dismissal matters as well as labour arbitrations dealing with a diverse range of subject matters including drug testing, workplace bullying, insubordination, contracting-out and workforce reductions.

J.P. has been a speaker at numerous conferences on workplace legal issues, including workplace reorganizations, employee accommodation and privacy concerns in the workplace.

J.P. proudly serves as the firm’s Articling Principal and is the current Chair of the firm’s Student Committee.

  • York University, B.A. (Labour Studies), cum laude
  • University of Windsor, LL.B., with distinction
  •  University of Detroit Mercy, J.D., cum laude
  • Ontario, 2013
  • Lead Presenter: “Bill 148, Strategies for Employers”
  • Co-Presenter with our Adam Bulkiewicz: “Thinking Generationally, Practical Advice for the Manufacturing Sector”
  • Speaker at an Ontario Medical Association (OMA) organized panel to discuss labour and employment law with a group of medical residents
  • Guest lecturer with our Dana Young at the University of Windsor’s Faculty of Law to speak on privacy law matters in an employment context
  • Speaker at the Justice Ducharme award ceremony, hosted by United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County
  • Speaker at a Human Resource workshop hosted by the University of Windsor’s EPICentre
  • Co-Presenter: HRPA (Windsor Chapter) Workshop on Workplace Investigations
  • Lead Presenter: “Employment Issues for Families Engaging Personal Support Professionals”
  • Co-Author- The “Unconscionable Release” – When is an Employee’s Signature Not Enough?
  • Author- New Regulation Imposes Mandatory Occupational Health and Safety Training
  • Neil Reimer Award- awarded to the student with the highest overall GPA in the graduating class.
  • Dean’s Honour Society– University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, University of Windsor
  • Dean’s List- York University
  • Judge for the Honourable Justice Edward Ducharme Community Service Award
  • Lawyer Supervisor for Pro Bono Students of Canada
  • Board of Directors, United Way Centraide Windsor-Essex
  • Moot Court Judge for University of Windsor Faculty of Law
  • Steering Committee Member, Emerging Philanthropists
  • Member, Inspiration 100

Contact Info

1 Riverside Drive West, Suite 503, Windsor, Ontario, N9A 5K3

Phone: 519-945-5470

Fax: 519-945-5479