David Whitten, Partner- Employment Lawyer Ontario
Often the most damaging thing about being terminated without cause is the emotional toll.
Whether you find yourself being laid off or you are a victim of abuse or bullying due to an unfortunate workplace relationship, you need a lawyer who can address your financial needs and provide comfort, security and confidence. David Whitten, senior partner at Whitten & Lublin, is that advocate.
David understands that negotiating the best possible severance or issue resolution is about more than money. It’s also about helping troubled employees get closure.
In cases of termination without cause, David’s first priority is providing financial security with the best possible severance in the shortest possible time.
David’s broad knowledge, skill and exceptional record as a negotiator also make him highly sought after by employers looking for strategic solutions to complicated workplace challenges.
His insightful counsel has enabled scores of employers to successfully resolve a wide range of multifaceted issues from workplace safety and insurance and human rights to involuntary and voluntary buyouts and common law obligations in Canada.
Executives know that workplace policy decisions or negotiations that go wrong can hurt the bottom line. David offers the experience and insight needed to identify commonly unforeseen downsides that, if not recognized in advance and dealt with, can come back to haunt the employer.
If yours is an organization dealing with a high-stakes issue or looking to create exceptional workplace polices, David has a proven track record of thought leadership in avoiding pitfalls and positioning employers for long-term workplace success.
David is a nationally recognized expert in employment law that has been annually designated a Leading Practitioner for both employers and employees by Lexpert since 2015. He is also the chair of the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) Annual Law Conference.