Rachel Patten

Rachel Patten is a dedicated labour and employment lawyer in Toronto and GTA who understands the importance of effective workplace counsel. Having worked with her family business from a young age, Rachel discovered her passion for workplace law and protecting the rights of both employers and employees. During her time in law school, Rachel affirmed this passion in university law clinics and internships. Rachel uses these experiences to provide balanced and effective legal advice to her clients, with a resolute defence of employee rights.

Rachel’s practice encompasses a broad range of workplace issues, with an emphasis on wrongful and constructive dismissal claims, human rights issues, health and safety matters, workplace harassment complaints, and drafting and reviewing employment agreements. She has experience with various courts and tribunals, including the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and its Divisional Court, the Ontario Small Claims Court, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, and the Ontario Labour Relations Board.  

After obtaining her Honours Bachelor of Science at the University of Guelph, Rachel graduated law school in Australia at Bond University in the top 5% of her class, having earned her place on the Vice Chancellor’s List for Academic Excellence.  Prior to being called to the Bar, Rachel was an articling student with Whitten & Lublin, where she sharpened her skills with a broad range of employment and labour law matters. Rachel is a strong advocate who is committed to achieving pragmatic and effective resolutions through both negotiated settlements and litigation. 

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