As an experienced employment lawyer, Samantha keeps her clients focused on their end goals and wastes no time in getting them there.
Samantha Seabrook founded Seabrook Workplace Law to change the way people think about their lawyers. She doesn't over-complicate matters or over-sell. Instead, Samantha helps her clients manage their employment law issues and stay out of litigation whenever possible.
When there is conflict Samantha applies an empathetic and rational approach, controls the damage, and works with clients to minimize future risk. Samantha uses her depth of experience in workplace law to guide her clients to an effective resolution of their matter. Her experience in employment law, workers’ compensation, disability benefits, occupational health and safety, and human rights matters gives her a broad perspective on workplace law matters.
Samantha regularly appears before the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, Ontario Provincial Offences Court, and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.
Samantha believes in community service. She volunteers as a youth mentor with Stepstones for Youth. Samantha sits on the board of directors of Alternatives - East York Mental Health Counselling Services Agency, and also volunteers with Girl Guides of Canada as a Guider.
Samantha graduated from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, and was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2011. Samantha is a member of the Ontario Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association, the Association of Workplace Investigators, and the Canadian Association of Workplace Investigators.
Successfully responded to first human rights complaint to consider scope of gender expression under the Ontario Human Rights Code
Advised on WSIB issues regarding transition from Government Employee Compensation Act status to Schedule 1 employer status under first Government-Owned, Contractor Operated model instituted by federal government