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Jeffrey Patterson

Associate

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+1.519.946.2161
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+1.519.946.2123 or +1.313.962.1990
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+1.519.946.2133
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Education

Queen’s University, J.D., 2013

Western University, B.A. (with honors), 2009

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Jeffrey Patterson is a labour and employment lawyer at Miller Canfield’s Windsor office. He advises public and private sector clients on a wide range of labour and employment issues including labour disputes, grievance arbitrations, collective bargaining, interest arbitrations, wrongful dismissals, employment standards, workplace safety and insurance, employment contracts, human rights and accommodation and related court litigation.

In his labour and employment practice, Jeffrey has represented clients and appeared before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. 

Jeffrey routinely provides training to clients on a variety of topics including human rights and accommodations, health and safety, workplace harassment and violence, and employment standards.

Prior to joining Miller Canfield, Jeffrey practiced in Toronto at Canada’s largest labour and employment law firm, and served as in house counsel to one of Canada’s largest banking institutions on a secondment. Jeffrey is active in the Windsor community and serves as a Director on the Downtown Windsor Business Improvement Association.

Reported and Published Decisions

  • Bissonnette v. Windsor Police Services Board, 2019 HRTO 282
  • Bissonnette v. Windsor Police Services Board, 2018 HRTO 1701
  • Gan v. District School Board of Niagara, 2017 HRTO 1664
  • Gan v. District School Board of Niagara, 2016 HRTO 1050
  • Decision No. 880/17, 2017 ONWSIAT 3347
  • Allied Construction Employees Local 1030 v Wayne Jeffery Limited, 2014 CanLII 1194

Professional Activities

Law Society of Ontario

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

Director, Downtown Windsor Business Improvement Association