Our Team
Thomas J. Gorsky

Thomas J. Gorsky
Direct: 416.603.6241
Cell: 416.453.5395
24 Hour: 416.420.0738


Osgoode Hall Law School,
Bachelor of Laws

Pam Brar
416.603.6956 pbrar@sherrardkuzz.com

Thomas J. Gorsky

Tom is a highly experienced and accomplished employment lawyer. Named a Thomson Reuters Stand-out Lawyer, Tom has also been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 employment lawyers by LawDay.

Tom has extensive courtroom experience, having appeared countless times in the Superior Court of Justice and  Court of Appeal for Ontario.

A former editor of the Dismissal and Employment Law Digest, Tom has appeared as a guest on various media outlets, including CFRB 1010 and AM640.

Tom is a member of the Law Society of Ontario, Toronto Lawyers’ Association, Canadian Bar Association and Ontario Bar Association (Administrative Law, Class Actions, Labour & Employment, CCCA/Corporate Counsel, Pensions and Benefits, Privacy and Access to Information, Civil Litigation, Constitutional, Civil Liberties, Human Rights, Workers’ Compensation).


Areas of Focus:

Publications & Media

Speaking Engagements

  • Employment Law Issues During Bankruptcy, Restructuring and/or Insolvency

    September 09, 2021

  • Cannabis in the Workplace

    May 15, 2019

  • Beware Ye of Little Faith: An employer’s duty to act in *good faith* during and at the end of the employment relationship - Know your obligations and avoid unprecedented liability

    September 26, 2018

  • The Employment Relationship: Best Practices in Hiring, Motivating and Terminating Employees

    June 13, 2018

  • Labour and Employment Law Year in Review

    November 17, 2017

  • Attendance Management

    November 07, 2017

  • Judicial Treatment of Mitigation when Notice Period is Continuing

    October 19, 2017

  • Practice Perspectives: Commercial, Personal Injury and Employment Law

    November 10, 2016

  • What You Need to Know—A Guide to Employment and Labour Law Basics

    October 13, 2016

  • Group Insurance Benefits – Avoid Dangerous Employer Liability Traps!

    September 28, 2016

  • Employee Off-Duty Conduct – Protecting the Workplace

    December 03, 2015

  • The Canada Labour Code: A Primer for Federally Regulated Employers

    April 10, 2014

  • A Need for Balance: A Legal and Business Perspective on Outplacement

    April 17, 2012

  • Workplace Safety and Insurance: How Actively Managing Your Files Can Affect Your Bottom Line

    March 21, 2012

  • Protecting the Bottom Line! 8 Ways to Minimize Employment and Labour Risk

    March 1, 2012

  • Bill 160: Making Sense of Ontario’s New Health and Safety Prevention Amendments

    February 07, 2012

  • How to Structure Termination & Severance Packages

    September 22, 2011

  • Bill 168 Update

    June 20, 2011

  • Preparing for a Workplace Health and Safety Investigation

    October 14, 2010

  • Executive Employment Agreements

    September 15, 2010

  • Bill 168 – Workplace Violence Legislation from Bill to Law: Coming our Way June 2010

    January 30, 2010

  • Employment Law 2009: Key Employment Cases Affecting Your Organization

    December 09, 2009

  • Performance Management – How to Manage, Motivate and Avoid Liability

    June 03, 2009

  • How to Conduct a Workplace Investigation – Without Becoming the Subject of an Investigation Yourself?

    November 19, 2008

  • Ethical Issues for the Employment Lawyer, 9th Annual Employment Law Summit

    October 30, 2008

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