Areas of Expertise
Contempt of Court
Allyson Fischer is a civil litigator with more than 17 years of trial experience. She is an expert on all types of injunctions ranging from restrictive covenants, breach of fiduciary duties, breach of confidence, Mareva injunctions to freeze assets and labour injunctions to restrict picketing. Allyson regularly represents clients in wrongful dismissal actions involving executive level employees and commercial disputes including partnership and shareholder agreements.
Before joining Brauti Thorning, Allyson was a partner at Canada’s largest labour and employment law firm.
Allyson recognizes an immediate and strategic response is often imperative in her area of practice. She also understands the importance of electronic evidence and works closely with a team of technology experts to put clients in the best position to successfully litigate these cases. Allyson has negotiated numerous protocols to ensure departed employees comply with their obligations, including protocols for the return and deletion of confidential documents and information. She is regularly consulted by other lawyers on these issues and has been retained as an expert witness by lawyers in other jurisdictions.
Allyson is a passionate litigator with a track record of success in the courtroom. She was recognized in 2015 by Lexpert Rising Stars as Leading Lawyers under 40, Best Lawyers in Canada 2020 and 2021 (Labour and Employment) and Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2018/2019 (Employment Law). She has spoken at the Osgoode Professional Development Conference on Non-Solicitation clauses and at the HRPA HR Law Conference on Stealing Confidential Information and Clients. Allyson is very involved in the advancement of women having Co-Chaired the Corporate State Summit Conference on Women in Business in Toronto in 2016 and 2017.
Allyson obtained her law degree from the University of Western Ontario and her B.A. from McMaster University.