Gary A. Bennett
Gary Bennett represents clients in the areas of Employment Law, Labour Law, and Civil Litigation.
Gary Bennett is the founder of GAB Law Firm. He is also the founder of the House of Law, a business center dedicated helping lawyers and licensed paralegals build and grow their law firms. In his law practice, Gary represents employers as well as employees. His expertise in employment law includes cases such as wrongful dismissals, Employment Standards complaints, Labour Board hearings, collective bargaining, grievance arbitrations, Human Rights Tribunal Applications, negotiation of employment contracts, non-solicitation injunctions, and much more. Gary has acted as a representative for clients before the various levels of Court in Ontario, including the Superior Court of Justice, Divisional Court, Federal Court of Appeal in Ottawa and the Ontario Court of Appeal in Toronto.
Gary earned his bachelor’s degree in Administrative and Commercial Studies, and his Diploma with Honours Standing in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario. His first law degree was earned from the University of London in England, from which he graduated with honours in 1996. Gary went on to earn his Canadian law degree in 1998, graduating from the University of Western Ontario. Gary was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2000.
Gary began his legal career as a summer student in a Mississauga law firm in 1994. After completing his Canadian law degree he articled with a large Bay Street firm in Toronto. Gary later returned to Mississauga to build and grow his practice.
Gary regularly presents at conferences and speaking engagements on various topics related to his law practice and the business of law. Some examples are: State Street Bank Canada, Entrepreneurship courts, the Law Society of Upper Canada, Employment Law Fact Scenarios, Law Society of Upper Canada and Canadian Association of Black Lawyers National Conference, The University of Toronto Faculty of Law’s Internationally Trained Lawyer’s Program, the Black Law Students Association National Conference, and the Christian Legal Fellowship Student Conference – Faith Unchained to name a few.
Gary maintains memberships with the Christian Legal Fellowship, the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers, and The Advocates’ Society. Gary serves as a deacon at his church, Kingdom Covenant Ministries.