Doug LeFaive is a pension lawyer in our Toronto office.
Doug’s practice focuses on multi-employer pension plans. He serves as legal counsel to several multi-employer pension plans, including both jointly-trusteed and union-trusteed plans, some with members from more than one union. Doug’s practice also includes representing unions and individual plan members in their dealings with single-employer pension plans.
Doug is a member of the Financial Services Commission of Ontario’s Multi-Employer Pension Plan Advisory Committee, a member of Pension Planning’s editorial board and a former member of the executive of the Ontario Bar Associations’ pension and benefits section.
Prior to focusing on pension law, Doug practised labour law and represented CUPE at the Walkerton Commission of Inquiry.
Doug received his law degree from the University of Toronto in 1998. He also has a bachelor of journalism degree, with high honours, from Carleton University. Doug articled with us and joined the firm after his call to the Ontario Bar in 2000.