james-lenoury-bluepurplestriped-blazer-edit-2James A. LeNoury, B.A., M.A., LL.B
National HR Awards Employment Lawyer of the Year, 2016

The firm of LeNoury Law represents  a wide range of  private and public sector employers and individual employees with respect to employment and labour employment and labour relations legal matters. Principal James LeNoury was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1992 and has specialized in employment and labour law since that time.

In addition to providing full consultation and representation in judicial and administrative forums,  (see Services) James presents seminars to client groups on a variety of employment, occupation and workplace safety and insurance issues.

Prior to attending law school James completed a Masters of Counselling Psychology Degree and worked as a crisis counsellor, and child and family therapist at childrens’ mental health centres in Ontario.

In 2000 James represented the Association of Local Public Health Agencies before the Walkerton Water Inquiry,  a Government of Ontario public inquiry into the E.Coli contamination of the water supply in Walkerton, Ontario, and into the safety of Ontario’s drinking water.

In 2016 James acted as Lead Counsel for Joseph Wilson in the Supreme Court case WIlson v AECL in which Court the ruled 6 to 3 that non-unionized employees of federally regulated businesses are entitled to similar protections against dismissal as those granted to unionized employees.

In recognition of his accomplishments in this landmark ruling which affects 10,000 federally regulated employers and 500,000 employees, James was awarded the National HR Employment Lawyer of the Year for 2016.