Richard Charney elected Fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
July 18, 2012
Norton Rose Canada is pleased to announce that Richard Charney has been elected a Fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. This honour is one of the highest recognitions by ones’ colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication and excellence. Rick is a senior partner at Norton Rose Canada, Global Practice Leader of Norton Rose Group’s employment and labour practice and Toronto chair of the firm’s Canadian employment and labour law group.
Rick will be formally welcomed as Fellow in November 2012 in Atlanta. He is the first partner from Norton Rose Group to be inducted. The College is represented by 1,200 members in six provinces, 43 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. The College recognizes those who, by long and outstanding service, have distinguished themselves as leaders in the field.
Rick is consistently ranked in authoritative legal and employment and labour guides and directories, including Best Lawyers in Canada, PLC Which Lawyer?, Martindale-Hubbell, Guide to the World’s Leading Labour and Employment Lawyers and Lexpert. He won the Walter Owen Book Prize in 1999 for the co-authored book Judicial Review in Labour Law, which is updated annually. Rick recently wrote the chapter “Judicial Review of Arbitral Decisions” in the 2009 Collective Agreement Arbitration in Canada. Since 2006, Rick has been an Adjunct Professor in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law, where he teaches advanced labour law.
Norton Rose Canada's employment and labour team is a leader in management-side employment and labour law. With over 80 professionals, it is one of the largest and most experienced in the country and includes lawyers, researchers, paralegals/law clerks, and occupational health and safety nurses (with extensive experience in workers’ compensation matters).
For further information please contact:
Peter Zvanitajs, senior public relations advisor (English press), Norton Rose Canada LLP
Tel: +416 216 1871; Mob: +416 553 5789
About Norton Rose Canada LLP
Norton Rose Canada LLP is a member of Norton Rose Group, a leading international legal practice offering a full business law service to many of the world’s pre-eminent financial institutions and corporations from offices in Europe, Asia, Australia, Canada, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and Central Asia.
The Group’s lawyers share industry knowledge and sector expertise across borders to support clients anywhere in the world. The Group is strong in financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and pharmaceuticals and life sciences.
Norton Rose Group has more than 2900 lawyers operating from offices in Abu Dhabi, Almaty, Amsterdam, Athens, Bahrain, Bangkok, Beijing, Bogotá, Brisbane, Brussels, Calgary, Canberra, Cape Town, Caracas, Casablanca, Dubai, Durban, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, London, Melbourne, Milan, Montréal, Moscow, Munich, Ottawa, Paris, Perth, Piraeus, Prague, Québec, Rome, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Warsaw; including associate offices in Ho Chi Minh City and Jakarta.
Norton Rose Group comprises Norton Rose LLP, Norton Rose Australia, Norton Rose Canada LLP, Norton Rose South Africa (incorporated as Deneys Reitz Inc.), and their respective affiliates.
About the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland, was founded in 1995. It began as a non-profit professional association honouring the leading lawyers nationwide in the practice of Labor and Employment Law. It has now evolved to become an intellectual and practical resource for the support of our profession and our many audiences. The primary purpose of the College is recognition of individuals, sharing knowledge and delivering value to the many different groups who can benefit from its value model.