Owner and Principal Employment Lawyer
Hermie Abraham is an accomplished lawyer with Advocation, where she works collaboratively with employees as well as employers with their employment law, labour and human resources matters. With over 17 years of combined experience in human resources and as a lawyer, Hermie works proactively in strategically advising, representing and training her clients on all labour and employment law matters including:
- Contract negotiations and drafting
- Negotiation of severance package
- Wrongful and Constructive dismissal
- Disability and accommodation matters
- Employment standards
- Workplace Investigations
- Employment terminations
- Performance management
- Workplace safety
- Human rights issues
- Legal representation at courts and tribunals
Hermie has written articles for and provided comments on a number of legal and human resources publications, including Lawyers’ Weekly and HR Professional Magazine. She is regularly called upon to speak and provide training on various aspects of employment laws.
Hermie is a lawyer in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada in Ontario. She has earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Dalhousie University (1994) and a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School, York University (2008).