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 both Ontario and 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 (with Sherrard Kuzz LLP colleague, Leah Simon) of Carswell’s Practice & Procedure Before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.
Katherine is a member of the Ontario Bar Association (Labour & Employment, Constitutional Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Civil Litigation), Law Society of Ontario and a former member of the Law Society of British Columbia.
Publications & Media
Ontario Municipal Human Resources Association
Canadian Safety Reporter
February 8, 2010
Canadian Occupational Safety
February 8, 2010
Canadian Lawyer - InHouse Magazine
CBA National Labour and Employment Law Section Newsletter
April 26, 2006
Canadian Employment Law Today
2019 Year in Review… And what to expect in 2020
December 4, 2019Sherrard Kuzz LLP HReview
The Future of Wrongful Dismissal: AI in the Practice of Employment Law
October 3, 2019
Blue J Legal
Lessons Learned so far from Jurisdictions with Legal Recreational Marijuana
April 03, 2019
Canadian Institute 25th Annual Provincial/Municipal Government Liability
March 7, 2018