YEAR OF CALL: 2012
2011 J.D. Honours, University of Toronto
2008 B.A. Honours, University of Toronto
2016, Certificate in Pension Law, Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS
- Law Society of Upper Canada
- Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers
- County of Carleton Law Association
Amanda Montague-Reinholdt feels privileged to work on behalf of unions and employees every day, in all areas of labour and employment law. She is committed to advancing the rights of workers, including through grievances, labour board complaints, human rights proceedings, and court actions. She has developed significant experience in judicial review of administrative decisions, particularly in the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal.
Amanda provides advice on such issues as wrongful dismissal, severance packages, discrimination, harassment, and the duty to accommodate. She has acted for individuals and unions in the private and public sector, and has appeared before labour and arbitration boards, administrative tribunals, and all levels of court.
Prior to joining the firm, Amanda served as a law clerk for the Honourable Justice Donald Rennie at the Federal Court. In her spare time, she enjoys trivia and theatre, and has appeared for the past several years in the Great Canadian Theatre Company’s Annual Lawyer Play.
RECENT DECISIONS OF NOTE:
- Jane Doe v Canada (Attorney General), 2018 FCA 183 (Judicial review of grievance decision, denying damages to grievor after sexual assault in the workplace)
- Public Service Alliance of Canada v Treasury Board (Correctional Service of Canada), 2017 FPSLREB 11 (Complaint of violation of statutory freeze during collective bargaining)
- McIlvenna v Bank of Nova Scotia, 2017 FC 699 (Judicial review of Canadian Human Rights Commission decision)
- Nehmé v. Deputy Head (Department of Public Works and Government Services), 2017 PSLREB 14 (Termination grievance adjudication)