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Doing away with a pecking order

Thursday, May 19, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Grant Cameron

The office of Sherrard Kuzz LLP, a mid-size employment and labour law firm in downtown Toronto, doesn’t look like your traditional legal workplace.

For starters, the offices are roughly the same size. The floorplan of each is similar. Even the furniture matches.

It’s no accident. The firm has tried to create a collaborative environment. Instead of a top-down approach, the firm operates on the premise that everybody is on equal footing. Ideas and solutions proposed by associates are just as valid as a partner’s.

As Shana...