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Rae Christen Jeffries LLP Ranked as one of Canada's Best Law Firms 2022

We are honoured to have been selected by our peers and corporate counsel as one of Canada's Best Law Firms 2022. Rae Christen Jeffries was among 200 firms chosen from more than 6,500 recommendations for this inaugural award list, which is a joint venture between The Globe and Mail Report on Business and Statista, a New York-based research and analysis company. To our peers and clients, thank you for your trust, and to the entire firm, thank you for your continued commitment to excellence.

Daryn Jeffries to Co-Chair and Carla Black to Speak at Lancaster House Public Sector Bargaining Conference

Daryn Jeffries will be co-chairing this year's Lancaster House "Ontario Bargaining in the Broader Public Sector" Conference, to be held virtually on November 24, 2021. Beginning at 2:35 PM EST, Carla Black will be speaking on a conference panel addressing the following topic: "The New Rules of the Game: Virtual and hybrid bargaining beyond the pandemic." Click here for further details regarding the conference and how to register.

Chambers Ranks Firm and Two Partners in its 2022 Canada Directory

For the second consecutive year, Chambers Canada has ranked Rae Christen Jeffries as a top Ontario L&E firm. In addition to the firm-wide ranking, both Angela Rae and Brett Christen are ranked as top employment & labour practitioners in Ontario. Chambers is one of the world’s leading legal directories, and for its rankings, it relies on an extensive research and peer review process.

Six Lawyers Recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada

Congratulations to Angela Rae, Brett Christen, Frances Gallop and Daryn Jeffries on being included in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Canada. Congratulations also to Daina Search and Anne Marie Heenan for being tapped by Best Lawyers as “Ones to Watch.” We are delighted that members of our firm continue to be recognized by their labour and employment peers in this annual list of top Canadian lawyers.

Rae Christen Jeffries LLP Featured in Canadian Lawyer InHouse Magazine

Rae Christen Jeffries LLP was featured in Canadian Lawyer InHouse's article on the Top 10 Labour & Employment Boutiques (April/May 2021 issue). Clients interviewed for the article noted our "practical solutions", "responsiveness, creativity and deep expertise." We are honoured to have great clients who continue to place their trust in us.

Firm and Three Partners Ranked in Lexpert.ca

Congratulations to Angela Rae, Brett Christen and Frances Gallop on being included as "Leading Practitioners" in the 2021 edition of the Canadian Lexpert Directory. Leading Practitioners are identified annually by their legal colleagues through a comprehensive, Canada-wide survey. We are also pleased that Rae Christen Jeffries LLP was recognized as "Consistently Recommended" for labour relations. We thank all members of the firm for your continued commitment to excellence.

Frances Gallop to Speak at Association of Legal Clinics of Ontario program

On April 26th, Frances Gallop will be speaking at a program provided by the Association of Legal Clinics of Ontario on mental health in the workplace. The program is for legal clinic directors and will consider the particular challenges facing legal professionals working in a clinic setting and their managers, and offer practical solutions to support clinic staff and provide a healthy workplace.

Daryn Jeffries to Speak at OMHRA February Symposium

On February 26, 2021, Daryn Jeffries will be presenting a workshop regarding the impact of the Talos v Grand Erie District School Board decision on negotiating benefit entitlements for workers 65 years of age and older at the Ontario Municipal Human Resources Association’s February Symposium, to be held virtually. Click here for more information regarding the Symposium.

Anne Marie Heenan to Join Panel Discussion of Top 10 Workplace and Employment Law Considerations for 2021

On December 9, 2020, Anne Marie will be speaking at Canadian Lawyer’s webinar event, “Top 10 Workplace and Employment Law Considerations for Employers in 2021”. Anne Marie will be discussing diversity and anti-racism policies and training, health and safety considerations surrounding returning employees to work during a pandemic, and best practices for accommodating mental health in the workplace. Click here for further details regarding the conference and how to register.

Best Lawyers, Global Business Edition Recognition

Angela Rae, Brett Christen, Frances Gallop and Daryn Jeffries were included in the Fall 2020 issue of Best Lawyers, Global Business Edition. This guide is a global resource, connecting influential businesses in the United States with leaders in the international legal community.