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Fasken names new chair of partnership board

Thursday, January 14, 2021 @ 9:27 AM | By John Chunn

Fasken announced that Katherine M. Pollock has succeeded Luc Béliveau as the chair of the firm’s partnership board, effective Jan. 1, 2021. 

According to Fasken’s press release, Pollock has been with Fasken throughout the entirety of her career. After graduating from the University of Winnipeg and Osgoode Hall Law School, she articled with the firm in 1986 to 1987 and joined the labour, employment and human rights (LEHR) group as its third member in 1988. 

She advises and represents employers in labour, employment, human rights and business related immigration matters. Regularly appearing before federal and provincial administrative tribunals and the civil courts, Pollock assists clients with wrongful dismissals, human rights, workers' compensation and employment standards issues. 

She has provided her knowledge and skills to various committees and programs across the firm. Outside of Fasken, Pollock is a member of the executive committee of the board of directors of the Tarragon Theatre and a former director of Outward Bound Canada and the ALS Society of Ontario.