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Stefanie Di Francesco

Stefanie Di Francesco

sdifrancesco@casselsbrock.com
Telephone: 416 860 6578
Fax: 416 640 3015

Toronto
Suite 2100, Scotia Plaza
40 King Street West
Toronto, ON M5H 3C2
Canada

Stefanie Di Francesco is an associate in the firm’s Employment and Labour Group. Stefanie has a broad practice advising domestic and international corporate clients on all aspects of provincial and federal labour and employment law, including hiring and termination, wrongful dismissal claims, employment standards, employment contracts and policies, human rights issues, privacy issues, and collective bargaining.

Stefanie has appeared as counsel before the Ontario civil courts, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, and at numerous mediations and arbitrations. Stefanie also regularly acts for vendors and purchasers in connection with the employment and labour implications of complex corporate transactions. She has also written extensively on topics related to employment, labour, and business immigration.

While in law school, Stefanie participated in several competitive mooting competitions, was the president of the Music, Entertainment and Sports Society of Law, and a sports writer and copy editor for the law newspaper. As an undergraduate at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Stefanie was the Student Athletic Advisory Council Vice-President, a member of the Donaghey Scholars Program, Cooper English Honours Program, Pi Delta Phi French Honours Society, and a sports writer for the UALR Forum. Stefanie was also awarded UALR Female Athlete of the Year and was a Sunbelt Conference Athlete of the Year Nominee.

Prior to joining Cassels Brock, Stefanie summered, articled, and practised as an associate in the Employment & Labour Relations Group of another national firm.

Education

University of Ottawa, J.D., 2013

University of Toronto, M.A., 2010

Call to the bar

Ontario, 2014

Associations

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Young Women in Law

Expertise

Employment & Labour
Litigation