YEAR OF CALL: 2021
2020 BCL/JD, McGill University
2013 Bachelor of Arts with Honours, University of King’s College
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS
- Law Society of Ontario
- County of Carleton Law Association
- Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers
Simcha Walfish practices in the areas of labour and employment, human rights, administrative law, and constitutional law. He articled at the firm before joining as an associate in 2020.
Simcha is a passionate advocate for workers and unions. He represents unions and their members in grievance and interest arbitrations, and before labour boards and courts. He advises clients regarding wrongful dismissal, severance packages, discrimination, harassment, and the duty to accommodate.
Prior to law school, Simcha worked in the parliamentary office of the leader of a federal political party. He received his law degree from McGill University’s joint common and civil law program. During law school, Simcha volunteered at the Legal Information Clinic at McGill and completed a placement with a legal clinic assisting migrants with precarious or no immigration status. He participated in the Kawaskimhon Moot and worked on the multi-university Law and the Senses project.
In his spare time, Simcha enjoys cooking, reading, and watching Jeopardy!