Connor
Levy

Employment Lawyer

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Connor specializes in labour and employment law, with five years of experience at a leading Vancouver workplace law firm. Connor prides himself on helping businesses of all sizes navigate the complexities of their industry.

Why MT+Co.?

“I couldn’t shake the feeling that law firms had to do more to adapt to the changing needs of clients. MT+Co. has succeeded in establishing a practice that is flexible and capable of evolving in tandem with our clients. Beyond that, MT+Co. encourages all of its people to contribute to the direction of the firm. I truly believe that an engaged workforce leads to a more dynamic and innovative environment, which benefits everyone in the long run. Plus, there are dogs that work here and they’re very nice.”

Expertise

Connor represents and advises clients on all types of workplace matters, including:

  • Developing and retaining a productive workforce;
  • Drafting workplace policies;
  • Employment Standards matters;
  • Arbitrations;
  • Wrongful Dismissals;
  • Human Rights matters; and
  • Privacy matters.

Connor regularly conducts seminars and training sessions for clients regarding a wide variety of workplace topics, including conducting investigations, disciplinary decision-making and collective agreement interpretation.

Connor has also developed expertise in the area of hiring, accommodating and retaining employees with disabilities. Since 2017, Connor has been a regular speaker at events conducted by the Presidents Group, a network of leading B.C. businesses seeking to create new employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

Background

  • JD, University of Manitoba
  • BA, Political Science, University of British Columbia
  • Co-Chair of the Canadian Bar Association Labour Section (2017-2019)
  • Coach, West Point Grey Canucks (ball hockey team comprised of young adults with developmental disabilities) (2011-present)

Worth Noting

Outside of the office, Connor is a dedicated hockey player, skier and boxer. He is a lifelong pianist and can still crank out an off-key but passionate and emotive rendition of Billy Joel’s “Piano Man”. Completing the triple threat trifecta is Connor’s enthusiastic dancing (his words, not ours) at weddings.

A proud native of Montreal, Connor claims to still be 72% fluent in French and remains devoted to the Montreal Canadiens.