Michael Shapiro

Michael Shapiro

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Called to the Bar of BC in 2014.
Called to the Bar of Ontario in 2012.

Education: J.D. (Osgoode Hall Law School) 2011, B.A. (Ryerson University) 2008

Michael has practiced union-side labour law his entire legal career. He regularly represents trade unions and their members in arbitrations, Labour Relations Board proceedings, and before the courts.

Prior to attending law school, Michael worked as a hospital security guard and became involved in his union as a shop steward and bargaining committee member. This experience led him to pursue legal studies at Osgoode Hall, where he completed the specialized Labour and Employment Law Program. Michael practiced union-side labour and employment law in Ontario before relocating to British Columbia in 2014.

After being called to the Bar in British Columbia, Michael practiced union-side labour law at Dickie & Co. before joining our firm as a partner in 2021.