Andrea Risk is our firm’s Associate Managing Partner and is also a Partner in our Labour and Employment and Education and Health Groups. She provides assistance to employers in both unionized and non-unionized environments. Her clients include local and regional businesses, educational institutions and health care providers.
Before joining Cunningham Swan, Andrea practised for several years with a major national law firm. She provides strategic and proactive advice in the areas of:
- human rights
- individual terminations
- labour arbitration
- collective bargaining
- professional regulation, discipline and negligence
- administrative law
- dispute resolution
Andrea is also an experienced litigator, having appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Federal Court, and the Supreme Court of Canada. She also regularly litigates matters at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Labour Relations Board and other administrative tribunals.
Graduating from Queen’s University Faculty of Law in 1999, Andrea had the distinction of receiving numerous awards for outstanding achievement and for obtaining the highest standing in her class. She is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Advocate’s Society and the Frontenac Law Association.