As a member of our Labour and Employment Law Group, Mr. De Stefano has represented employers before provincial authorities and arbitration boards in Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick. He has represented employers before the Québec Superior Court, Québec Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada.
His practice includes collective bargaining, first-contract arbitration, certification proceedings, unfair labour practice complaints, wrongful dismissal cases and providing strategic practical advice.
He has also accumulated substantial experience with major, high-profile cases.
Mr. De Stefano teaches Labour Law at the Centre for Continuing Education and Faculty of Management of McGill University. He is the author of a number of widely read works on labour and employment law.
Mr. De Stefano has been recognized as a leading Labour and Employment Law practitioner by The Best Lawyers in Canada (Woodward/White) since 2006. He has also been recognized in the 2012 and 2013 editions of the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in labour relations.
Corrado De Stefano joined Heenan Blaikie in 1986.
- B.C.L./LL.B., McGill University, 1986
- Barreau du Québec
- Canadian Bar Association
Publications & Conferences
- Restrictions on the Use of Replacement Workers, in Robert Bonhomme, Danny J. Kaufer et Gary S. Rosen, ed., Quebec Labour and Employment Law (Toronto: Carswell, 2002, 204 p.)
“No Double Dipping of Wrongful Dismissal Damages and Disability Benefits.” Executive Employment 4 (1997) 223
“Constructive Dismissal: Supreme Court Introduces New Test.” Executive Employment 4 (1997) 226
“Quebec Court of Appeal Limits Damages for Abuse of Rights.” Executive Employment 2 (1995) 73
“Quebec Civil Code Contains Provisions on Restrictive Covenants.” Executive Employment 3 (1995) 119
“Quebec’s New Civil Code: Abuse of Rights and Prior-Notice Clauses.” Executive Employment 1 (1994) 22
“Impact of the Alienation of the Enterprise on the Individual Employment Contract.” Executive Employment 1 (1994) 46
- Whistleblowing: Employee Loyalty and the Right to Criticize: A Management Perspective (1991) 2 Lab. Arb. Y.B. 199-209
Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory
(Labour Relations - 2013)
The Best Lawyers in Canada
(Labour and Employment Law - 2014)