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Katherine E. Ford

Katherine E. Ford (she/her)
Direct: 416.603.6251
Cell: 416.570.7172
24 Hour: 416.420.0738


University of British Columbia,
Juris Doctor
Queen’s University,
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

Kathryn Boyd
416.217.2247 kboyd@sherrardkuzz.com

Katherine E. Ford


Katherine is the firm’s Manager of Knowledge Management, responsible for enhancing the team’s practice efficiency and other knowledge management programs. Called to the Bar in Ontario (and formerly, British Columbia), Katherine is an experienced employment and labour lawyer who, prior to assuming the Knowledge Management role, practiced law for 13 years providing advice to employers across the country. Recognized by Lexpert® as a leading human rights lawyer, Katherine’s expertise also includes workplace investigations, violence and harassment in the workplace, and positive employee relations.

Katherine is widely published and regularly asked to lead professional webinars and conferences on a variety of employment and labour related issues, and is the co-author of Carswell’s Practice & Procedure Before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.

Katherine is a member of the Association of Workplace Investigators, Law Society of Ontario, Canadian Bar Association, and Ontario Bar Association (Administrative Law, Labour & Employment; Civil Litigation, Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Pension and Benefits, Education, Privacy and Access to Information, Workers’ Compensation).

Publications & Media

Speaking Engagements

  • The Impact of Bill 27 on Home Care Providers in Ontario

    August 16, 2023

  • Vaccination Requirements and Other Pandemic Related Issues in the Workplace

    January 28, 2021

  • 2019 Year in Review… And what to expect in 2020

    December 4, 2019

  • The Future of Wrongful Dismissal: AI in the Practice of Employment Law

    October 3, 2019

  • Lessons Learned so far from Jurisdictions with Legal Recreational Marijuana

    April 03, 2019

  • BILL 148

    March 7, 2018

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