Bill Gale is a Partner at Grosman Gale Fletcher Hopkins LLP since 1989, where he practices in the area of employment law. He was selected by Lexpert’s Peer Review process as one of the “Top 500 Lawyers in Canada” for each year from 2012 to the present.
He has appeared in court at both the trial and appellate levels to argue many reported decisions dealing with issues such as wrongful dismissal litigation, human rights, occupational health & safety, employment contracts and pensions & benefits. He represents employees and a number of employers including many arts organizations, advising them on legal issues facing them in today’s changing world, and also chairs the board of the Hannaford Street Silver Band.
Bill is one of the Editors-in-Chief of the Canadian Cases on Employment Law and a contributing author to the legal text, New Perspectives in Canadian Employment Law and has written articles for a number of publications in the area of employment law, including The Employment Bulletin and regularly participates as a speaker at professional conferences.
Bill devotes significant time in his employment law practice to negotiating and drafting executive contracts. Referred to in the Business Magazine of the National Post as “an executive agent”, Bill reduces the increasingly complex nature of executive compensation to concise written documents on behalf of his executive clients.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Music from Western University in 1977 and a LLB from the University of Windsor Law School in 1980.