Jack is a Partner in our Halifax office and the Chair for the firm’s Board of Directors. He practices labour and employment law throughout Atlantic Canada, with a focus on employment litigation, labour arbitration, collective bargaining, labour relations, human rights, workers compensation and occupational health and safety. He has been recognized by Best LawyersTM in Canada, Lexpert and Chambers Global as a Leading Labour and Employment Law Practitioner since 2006. He was named Best Lawyers® 2020 Labour and Employment Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Halifax.
Jack is a member of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers, which is the leading management side labour and employment lawyers organization in Canada. He served as national President of CACE in 2015-2016.
Jack has been extensively involved in sport for many years. He is currently a Director Emeritus and a Past Chair of the Board of Tennis Canada. He also serves on the Board of the International Tennis Federation as the first Canadian ever elected to this world-wide tennis governing body. Jack is also a member of the Board of Governors for Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in Calgary.
In 2012 and 2013 Jack’s contributions to sport were recognized by his induction into the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame and by receiving the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for outstanding contribution to Canadian sport from the Canadian Olympic Association.
LL.B., Dalhousie University (1988)
B.Ed., Dalhousie University (1985)
B.A., Acadia University (1978)