Loreta Zubas has gained a wide range of experience through more than 30 years of helping clients avoid or resolve legal issues. Her preferred practice is Employment law. She has worked in the field since 1985 and is certified as a Specialist in Civil Litigation. After completing a Bachelor of Environmental Studies at University of Waterloo, Loreta graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Ottawa in 1983. She received a Master of Laws degree in 2003 from Osgoode Hall Law School.
In the area of employment law she acted as counsel for employers and employees in civil actions for wrongful dismissal, breach of employment contract and other related matters. As a civil litigator she has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in actions, applications and appeals in lawsuits concerning breach of contract, tort and negligence.
Her significant experience in administrative law has included appearances before the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Canadian Human Rights Commission and the Employment Insurance Commission as well as representing clients for adjudications under the Canada Labour Code and the Employment Standards Act.
Loreta has received numerous awards and recognitions including the Bicentennial Award of Merit for Outstanding Community Services, Law Society of Upper Canada, the City of Toronto Community Services Award and the Paul Harris Award from the Toronto Rotary Club. She is a co-founder of the Redwood Women’s Shelter and a member of the Children’s Resource and Consultation Centre of Ontario, the WAKE– Malawi Girl’s School Project and Lbs per Sq Inch Modern Dance Troupe.