Janice Rubin (Toronto, Ontario)
Janice Rubin (Toronto, Ontario)

Janice Rubin

Licensed for 25 years

Practice Area: Employment Law and Workplace Human Rights

Awards
AV Preeminent

Janice Rubin

Credit cards accepted

Serving Toronto, ON view address

Co-Managing Partner and Co-Founder at firm Rubin Thomlinson LLP

Serving Toronto, ON view address

Credit cards accepted

Awards AV Preeminent

About Janice Rubin

Janice Rubin is considered one of the country's foremost experts on employment law.
Ever since “The Best Lawyers in Canada” entered the marketplace, her legal peers and the public have voted her worthy of being included, an honour that is considered the highest form of accolade in the legal profession. Janice is included in the “Canadian Who's Who”, the directory of the leading and most influential Canadians. She is listed in Lexpert as a leading practitioner; is included in the online directory, Global Law Experts; was included in the 2014 and 2015 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; was awarded the 2014 Lexpert® Zenith Award for practice excellence in employment law; and ha...

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Janice Rubin is considered one of the country's foremost experts on employment law.
Ever since “The Best Lawyers in Canada” entered the marketplace, her legal peers and the public have voted her worthy of being included, an honour that is considered the highest form of accolade in the legal profession. Janice is included in the “Canadian Who's Who”, the directory of the leading and most influential Canadians. She is listed in Lexpert as a leading practitioner; is included in the online directory, Global Law Experts; was included in the 2014 and 2015 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; was awarded the 2014 Lexpert® Zenith Award for practice excellence in employment law; and has received an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, a testament to the fact that her peers rank her at the highest level of professional excellence. In 2012, Rubin Thomlinson was named one of the most successful businesses owned by Canadian women in Profit Magazine's and Chatelaine's W100 ranking of Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs. In 2015, she received the Employment Lawyer of the Year Award as part of the National HR Awards. She was also shortlisted for Canadian Lawyer Magazine's Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers.
Janice is co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP, a
Toronto-based law firm focused on providing optimal legal solutions to
challenging workplace issues to employer and employee clients.
The firm provides expert counsel on all legal issues pertaining to the workplace such as hiring, retaining and terminating employees, disability accommodation, performance management and employment contracts. The firm's clients are amongst Canada's leading corporations and employers. Janice and her partner Christine Thomlinson have twice been nominated for the prestigious RBC Canadian Woman Entrepreneur Awards.
While recognized for her depth of expertise in all areas of workplace law, Janice is considered a leading authority in the area of workplace harassment. Janice is entrusted to act as a neutral third party in conducting investigations into allegations of harassment, bullying and poisoned work environment and other employee misconduct. In 2007, together with partner Christine Thomlinson, Janice co-authored Human Resources Guide to Workplace Investigations, published by Canada Law Book. She is also a highly skilled mediator in workplace disputes.

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Areas of Law

  • Employment Law and Workplace Human Rights

Client Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 1 review
  • 100% client recommended 1 recommendation
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    5.0/5.0
  • Quality of Service

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  • Value for Money

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 01/30/14

    Janice is about what is best for her clients. She has provided me with very practical advice over the years. Read more

    Janice is about what is best for her clients. She has provided me with very practical advice over the years.

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Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 10 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.8/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 05/06/10 in Employment Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/01/10 in Employment Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/30/10 in Employment Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/28/10 in Employment Law

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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/22/10 in Employment Law

    In my opinion, Janice Rubin is one of the premier employment lawyers carrying on the practice of law in the Province of Ontario. She is extremely intelligent, quick to u... Read more

    In my opinion, Janice Rubin is one of the premier employment lawyers carrying on the practice of law in the Province of Ontario. She is extremely intelligent, quick to understand and an excellent communicator. She is a pleasure to work with on every occasion.

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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 04/20/10 in Employment Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/20/10 in Employment Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/20/10 in Employment Litigation

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      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/13/10 in Employment Law

    I retain Janice when I have a workplace investigation which needs to be done at a clients. She is responsive, smart, creative and an excellent lawyer. Read more

    I retain Janice when I have a workplace investigation which needs to be done at a clients. She is responsive, smart, creative and an excellent lawyer.

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      4.0/5.0
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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/06/10 in Employment Claims

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    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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      Credentials

      Position
      Co-Managing Partner and Co-Founder
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1991, Ontario
      Credit Cards Accepted
      Law School Attended
      Osgoode Hall
      Class of 1989
      LL.B.
      University Attended
      University of Toronto
      Class of 1984
      B.A.
      with distinction
      Associations & Memberships
      Canadian Bar Association, Law Society of Upper Canada.