June 22, 2023

Volume XIII, Number 173


Jeffrey Patterson

Jeffrey Patterson is a labour and employment lawyer at Miller Canfield’s Windsor office. He advises public and private sector clients on a wide range of labour and employment issues including labour disputes, grievance arbitrations, collective bargaining, interest arbitrations, wrongful dismissals, employment standards, workplace safety and insurance, employment contracts, human rights and accommodation and related court litigation.

In his labour and employment practice, Jeffrey has represented clients and appeared before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. 

Jeffrey routinely provides training to clients on a variety of topics including human rights and accommodations, health and safety, workplace harassment and violence, and employment standards.

Prior to joining Miller Canfield, Jeffrey practiced in Toronto at Canada’s largest labour and employment law firm, and served as in house counsel to one of Canada’s largest banking institutions on a secondment. Jeffrey is active in the Windsor community and serves as a Director on the Downtown Windsor Business Improvement Association.

Articles in the National Law Review database by Jeffrey Patterson

Jeffrey Patterson of Miller Canfield has been selected as a 2021 Go To Thought Leader by the National Law Review for his contributions on Canadian labour and employment law.  In 2021, Mr. Patterson covered a broad range of employment topics including guidance on Canadian vaccination policies severance pay calculations in Ontario, and pending legislation in Ontario which seeks to amend a series of provincial employment laws. Mr. Patterson's contributions offer readers a solid understanding of some of the unique challenges and roadblocks, employers operating in Canada need to consider.