About Our Team
Israel Foulon is one of Canada’s leading employment and labour law firms. The partners of Israel Foulon, Peter Israel, Chris Foulon, Carita Wong, as well as their Counsel Mary Porjes and their associates Krista Kais-Prial and Behzad Hassibi, share over 120 years of experience in assisting clients with employment and labour law issues.
Israel Foulon has been ranked in the 2019 Lexpert / American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada in the “Who’s Who in Canadian Law Firms” Category of Labour Relations, Employment and Pension Lawyers, among a group of only 15 Toronto based law firms recognized in this category.
We offer our clients expert legal advice and a practical array of policies, reference and educational materials, procedures and checklists on a wide variety of labour and employment issues and situations. This unique approach is designed to guide management and human resource professionals, as well as employees, through all aspects of the employment relationship, from pre-employment through post-employment.
We're Proud Of Our Record
Listed among the Best Lawyers in Canada since its inception in Canada in 2006 to 2020 inclusive, repeatedly named in The Canadian Legal LEXPERT Directory and named in the American Lawyer Media’s Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, our senior partner, Peter Israel, has acted as counsel for management and executives for over 40 years. He has consistently been awarded Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating (“AV”) for his skills, integrity, and reputation since the award’s inception in Canada. Chris Foulon has also been ranked in 2018 and 2019 as “Repeatedly Recommended” for both employers and employees in the Canadian Legal LEXPERT Directory, and has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada (2013 to 2020 inclusive) in the practice area of Labour and Employment Law.
Combining effective and motivational industrial psychology models with a pro-active approach to legal compliance, Israel Foulon has created a repertoire of tools designed to help both employers and employees in achieving their workplace goals.
Israel Foulon provides effective negotiation, experienced representation before administrative tribunals and all levels of court, customized consultation, investigation services, seminars, system development and training to clients, combining a depth of expertise with individual attention.