Adjunct Professor

Tim Gleason is a partner at Dewart Gleason LLP, a litigation firm in Toronto which focuses on labour law, professional regulation and professional negligence. He has appeared in the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as in all levels of court in Ontario, on a wide range of civil and constitutional matters. In addition, Tim represents trade unions in picketing injunctions, insolvency matters, and judicial review applications. In his labour practice, Tim deals with all aspects of labour litigation for trade unions.  He is a past chair of the Ontario Bar Association's Labour Relations Section and a former contributing editor of the text Ontario Labour Relations Board Law and Practice, 3rd ed., a leading publication on labour law in Ontario. He frequently participates in conferences and seminars as a speaker and educator for trade unions and CLE providers.

Tim has an active practice defending solicitor’s negligence claims, and he also acts for plaintiffs in a number of areas, including defamation and police and crown misconduct.

Tim is founder and captain of the DGLLP hockey team. He plays centre, shoots left, has a respectable wrist-shot and almost no penalty minutes. His favourite colour is orange and his favourite drink is calvados.  Contact: