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Erin Sobat

Erin Sobat



Erin Sobat (he/him) helps trade unions, associations, and individuals to pursue justice at work. He advises on all aspects of the employment and collective bargaining relationships and acts on cases before arbitrators, tribunals, and the courts.

With a background in the student union movement, Erin believes in the power of collective action to address social and economic inequities. He attended Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto where he graduated in the top 1% of his class. Erin was a summer and articling student at the firm as well as a caseworker at Parkdale Community Legal Services, where he helped low-wage and precarious workers to fight for their rights and also served as a union steward. Prior to returning to the firm, Erin completed a judicial clerkship at the Court of Appeal for Ontario, where he assisted judges with cases in all areas of law.

Erin’s writing has been published with the Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal, the Journal of Law and Social Policy, and, on topics such as workplace harassment, wrongful dismissal, and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. He is a member of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers, the Law Union of Ontario, and the Canadian Bar Association.

Outside of law, Erin loves running, biking, and reading science fiction.