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David A. Simpson

David A. Simpson

TEL: (204) 957 8327

FAX: (204) 954 0327


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Jennifer Williams

TEL: (204) 956 2970 ext. 232


"My aim as an employment and labour lawyer is to provide practical and effective solutions for my clients."

Areas of Focus

David is a partner with Fillmore Riley LLP and practises mainly in the areas of labour and employment law, general litigation and insurance law. He provides advice to employers and employees on matters relating to employment contracts, employee termination, collective agreements, human rights, and employment standards. David has appeared before arbitration boards and labour boards.

In addition to labour and employment matters, David also acts for a variety of clients in litigation matters and has appeared before all court levels in Manitoba.

Professional Activities

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Manitoba Bar Association

Publications / Presentations

  • Presenter, The 16th, 17th and 18th Annual Manitoba Labour Law Review
  • Presenter, The Accommodation Law Conference (2010 to 2015)
  • Sessional Lecturer, Asper School of Business, Labour and Employment Law (2009 and 2010)

Representative Clients / Cases / Transactions

  • Flin Flon School Division and USW, Local 7975 (Panagabko), Re, (2014) 249 L.A.C. (4th) 327
  • Turtle River School Division and CUPE, Local 1897 (Fletcher), Re, 2013 CarswellOnt 6819
  • Tembec Industries Inc. v. Berthelette, 2012 FCA 156
  • Nygård International Partnership v. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation et al. 2011 MBQB 124
  • Frontier School Division and USWA, Local 7106 (Parr), Re, 100 C.L.A.S. 212 (December 18, 2009)
  • Lukacs vs. United Airlines Inc., et al. 2009 MBQB 29
  • Albionex (overseas) Limited et al. v. Conagra Limited et al., 2009 MBQB 200