Toronto Civil Litigation & Employment Lawyer
About Karen Zvulony
Karen Zvulony is a well known, experienced and knowledgeable Toronto employment lawyer. She has been judicially recognized as authority in employment law. Ms. Zvulony provides experienced legal counsel to both employers and employees on all aspects of employment law. Ms. Zvulony prides herself on providing her clients with strategic, effective and practical advice.
Karen is an experienced employment law advocate. She regularly appears before the Superior Court of Justice, Court of Appeal, Human Rights Tribunal, Ontario Labour Relations Board and various administrative tribunals relating to employment and human rights matters.
In addition to a wealth of employment law experience, she has extensive experience in representing clients who want to challenge their lawyer’s bill. In one case, she was successful in having a lawyer’s bill reduced by a whopping $124,000 (See: Winning Result: Lawyer’s Bill Reduced by 95%).
Karen also represents businesses that have received provincial regulatory offenses such as Liquor License Act violations from the Alcohol and Gaming Commission as well as representing clients who have been denied their claims by Insurance companies for fire, home, private health, business and/or auto policies.
“I believe in sticking up for what is right and fighting for the under-dog.”
Judicially recognized as an authority on Employment Law
Negotiated substantial increases in the severance payments offered by employers
Dismissed a multi-million dollar lawsuit launched against Karen’s client by her former employer (with costs paid to Karen’s client),
Successfully defended a lawsuit where the client’s former employer sought hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages and an injunction for breach of fiduciary duty, solicitation of clients and misappropriation of confidential information. The action was dismissed, with costs payable to the client by his former employer.
Effectively negotiated a very generous severance package for a long term employee whose employer terminated her for cause with no severance.
Denial of Insurance Claims
Successfully secured payment for a client whose vehicle was stolen after the insurance company refused to pay the claim
Favorably resolved a lawsuit against a large insurance company by securing payment for clients after their cottage burned down and the insurer denied the claim
Succesfully defended a lawsuit alleging that our client committed arson and was responsible for the fire
Liquor Licence Act
Represents Liquor License holders
Defence against charges by the Ontario Alcohol and Gaming Commision of Ontario
Liquor License Act violations
Challenge of Liquor License suspensions and revocations
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