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Tracy Bergeron Lucha

Associate
Miller Canfield LLP (Ontario)
Practicing in association and not in partnership with
Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.

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+1.519.946.2132
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+1.519.946.2123 or +1.313.962.1990
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Education

University of Windsor School of Law, LL.B. 2004

Laurentian University, M.A., B.A.

Bar Admissions

Tracy Bergeron Lucha represents employers in respect of Workplace Safety and Insurance, Human Rights, and other labour and employment law matters, including wrongful dismissal, health and safety, and labour arbitration. 

Tracy regularly represents employers at tribunal hearings and mediations including HRTO, WSIB and WSIAT and provides advice regarding obligations under the Employment Standards Act, 2000, and other federal and provincial labour and employment related law.

Tracy provides services to employers to facilitate assistance in a full spectrum of WSIB matters including entitlement objections, reconsiderations, return to work and work reintegration, transfer of costs and SIEF submissions. She also counsels employers regarding their obligations under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997, including early and safe return to work and severance of employment.  

She also is well-versed in advising clients on labour and employment-related issues arising out of the purchase and sale of a business, including successor employer obligations and restrictive covenants. Tracy further assists clients with inquiries arising from day-to-day workplace concerns and in the development and drafting of employment-related contracts, workplace policies and handbooks, termination and severance agreements.

In addition to her law degree, Tracy graduated with an honours BA in psychology and an interdisciplinary MA in human development (kinesiology, psychology/neuropsychology, and sociology). In combination, her undergraduate and post-graduate education and professional experience uniquely qualify her to advocate on behalf of clients in respect of employees with complex disability issues.

Honors

University of Windsor School of Law, with distinction
Community Legal Aid
Pro Bono Students of Canada
Intellectual Property Law Association Women and the Law
Habitat for Humanity
Phi Delta Phi
Windsor Essex Cardiac Rehab

Laurentian University, with honours (BA) and high distinction (MA)
Faculty Scholar
Dean's List
INCO Scholarship for Academic Excellence
Teacher's Assistant
Research Assistant
Data Entry/Statistics Analyst Student Tutor
English Student Senator on Senate for Academic Grievances and Appeals
Sudbury Algorna Hospital, Volunteer and Volunteer Coordinator
Sudbury Jail, Stress and Anger Management Instructor
Cedar Youth Center, Counselor

Professional Activities

The Law Society of Upper Canada

Canadian Bar Association

Ontario Bar Association

Essex Law Association

American Bar Association

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

St. Joseph Parish Stewardship Committee, former member

Habitat for Humanity Windsor-Essex, former board member

Island Road Runners

Flat Rock Triathlon Group

Publications

"The Rubber Band Principle," The 6-Minute Real Estate Lawyer Continuing Legal Education (The Law Society of Upper Canada)

"Exercise and Pregnancy," Sports Medicine

"Personality and Criminal Profile of Adolescent Sexual Offenders, General Offenders in Comparison to Non-Offenders," Psychological Reports

"Executive Functioning and Personality of Adolescent and Adult Offenders vs. Non-Offenders," Undergraduate Thesis, Journal of Offender Rehabilitation

“Incremental Improvement of Dichotic Left Ear Accuracy and Toe Gnosis: Implications for Maturation of a Portion of the Corpus Callosum and the Sense of Self,” Master Thesis, Perceptual and Motor Skills