Robinson Heeney LLP Lawyers
The firm specializes in all aspects of employment law, focusing on integrity and exceptional legal advice. We ensure our services are provided in a manner that is cost effective, timely and practical. We are proud to say we have achieved long standing relationships with our clients.
Kevin Robinson – Partner
Toronto employment lawyer, Kevin Robinson is a partner at Robinson Heeney LLP. He has been acting as a strong advocate for his clients in the area of labour and employment law since his call to the bar in 1999.
Kevin represents employers in both unionized and non-unionized settings and also regularly acts on behalf of employees. Kevin also works extensively in the area of workplace respect and provides awareness training and is regularly retained to conduct independent workplace investigations.
Contact Kevin at: 416-646-5169 or [email protected]
James Heeney – Partner
Toronto Employment Lawyer James Heeney is a partner at Robinson Heeney LLP. He provides advice to both employers and employees on all areas of employment law. James is driven to create a firm that focuses on integrity and attention to detail but which also provides advice which is cost effective and timely. He works diligently to ensure his clients make strategic and educated long term decisions.
His employer side practice focuses on providing strategic daily advice and litigation support. He assists clients with employment agreements, policy manuals, terminations and human rights issues. James also has significant experience advising clients on drafting and litigating breaches of restrictive covenants.
Contact James at: 416-646-5169 or [email protected]
Sarah Vokey – Partner
Toronto employment lawyer, Sarah Vokey, is a partner at Robinson Heeney LLP. Sarah’s legal career has focused exclusively on representing employers and employees in all areas of employment law as well as conducting workplace investigations.
Sarah was drawn to a career in law while working for a pioneering tobacco reduction organization, where she was part of the movement towards smoke-free public places. It was here that she saw first-hand the impact that the law can have on business interests as well as on an individual’s quality of life. She realized that her ability to quickly and accurately assess a situation, her creative problem-solving skills and sound judgment could be used to help both organizations and individuals overcome difficult problems using the law.
Contact Sarah at: 416-646-5169 or [email protected]
Allison Buchanan – Associate
Allison Buchanan is an associate lawyer at Robinson Heeney, and currently practices in all areas of employment law. Allison provides advice and representation to both employers and employees on a wide range of labour and employment issues including wrongful dismissals, employment standards, employment contracts, human rights and accommodation, and related court litigation. Allison’s practice also includes workplace investigations.
Contact Allison at: 416-646-5169 or [email protected]
David Israelsohn – Associate
David Israelsohn is an associate at Robinson Heeney, and currently practices in all areas of employment law. Prior to joining Robinson Heeney, David articled and worked at a boutique labour and employment law firm in downtown Toronto.
David provides advice and representation to both employers and employees on a wide range of employment issues including wrongful dismissals, employment standards, employment contracts, human rights and accommodation, and related court litigation.
Contact David at: 416-646-5169 or [email protected]
Julia Burke – Associate
Julia Burke is an associate lawyer at Robinson Heeney. Julia’s practice is focused on representing both employers and employees in all areas of employment law and includes workplace investigations.
Following a summer doing securities law at an investment management company, Julia articled with an esteemed full-service law firm in downtown Toronto where she gained practical litigation experience. Shortly thereafter, Julia was called to the bar and joined the Robinson Heeney team.
Julia studied science and business in her undergrad at Wilfrid Laurier University, obtaining an honours degree in Kinesiology with a Business Management Option. Her decision to study law at Osgoode Hall Law school followed diverse professional experiences in areas such as sports media, radio promotions and event planning. While at Osgoode, Julia was an Orientation Leader, volunteered at the Community & Legal Aid Services Programme, acted as Dean’s Fellow for the Civil Procedure course and received the Harold J. Rubenstein Prize in Restitution law.
Outside of work, Julia enjoys working out and watching sports, exploring the Toronto food scene, spending time outdoors and travelling.
Contact Julia at: 416-646-5169 or [email protected]