Fiona Campbell is a labour and employment lawyer and civil litigator in our Ottawa office, with a particular focus on human rights and pension and benefit issues. Fiona joined the firm in 2005 after practising with Engelmann Gottheil and another Toronto union side boutique since 1990. Fiona also previously worked as counsel to the Ontario Human Rights Commission.
Fiona’s labour practice includes representing unions and their members in grievance arbitration and in judicial review applications. In addition, she advises and represents unions in matters pertaining to human rights, pay equity, pension and benefits issues and long term disability claims.
Her practice also encompasses representing individual employees in a wide variety of employment matters including human rights, wrongful dismissal, long term disability, pension and benefits and workplace harassment.
Since 2012, Fiona has represented numerous Indian Residential School survivors in the Independent Assessment Process with regard to claims of historic physical and sexual abuse. She has also been involved in class action litigation and constitutional litigation.
Fiona received her law degree from Queen’s University in 1987 and has a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Alberta. She was called to the Alberta Bar in 1988 and to the Ontario Bar in 1990.
Fiona is a member of various professional organizations including the Ontario Bar Association, the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers and the County of Carleton Law Association. She is currently a member of the executive of the Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights subsection.