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Kate McNeill-Keller

Partner, McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Kate McNeill-Keller is a Partner in the Labour & Employment Group at McCarthy Tétrault LLP in Toronto.

Kate represents employers in all aspects of labour and employment-related issues including employment standards matters, wrongful dismissal litigation, labour arbitrations, occupational health and safety, human rights litigation and labour and employment issues arising in corporate transactions. Kate has represented both federally and provincially-regulated employers, in both the private and public sectors, including before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, boards of arbitration and in private dispute resolution. Her clients carry on business in a wide range of sectors, including government, retail, education, communications, banking and finance, insurance, energy, technology, manufacturing, consumer goods, and pharmaceuticals. Kate is also co-author of "A Legal Guide to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005", published by Canada Law Book.

Kate is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the New York State Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Canadian Bar Association. She received her BA (Hon.) in Sociology from Queen's University in 2002. As a participant in the Joint JD/LLB Program, Kate received her JD from Michigan State University College of Law in 2005 and her LLB from the University of Ottawa Law School in 2006. Kate was called to the New York State Bar in 2006 and the Ontario Bar in 2007.

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