November 10, 2014

Employment lawyers big on summary judgment

Matthew Sammon was quoted in LawTimes on November 10, 2014 regarding summary judgment and employment law: Ontario lawyers are embracing summary judgment motions for a variety of matters, especially since the Supreme Court weighed in on the issue in Hryniak v. Mauldin.

"Employment lawyers have renewed their love affair with summary judgment since the Supreme Court of Canada eased restrictions on its use in the landmark judgment of Hryniak v. Mauldin, according to practitioners in the field...

...Matthew Sammon, a partner in the employment law group at Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP in Toronto, says he welcomes the increased enthusiasm for summary judgment motions he has seen since the decision."