Joe Russo


Rachel Mendoza
Administrative Assistant
416.226.0055 ext. 23

  • Bio
  • Education & Affiliations

Mr. Russo has practiced for over 24 years in the areas of labour relations, human rights and employment law with a particular focus on construction labour relations law. Prior to joining the firm, Joe worked at the Ontario Human Rights Commission, a large Toronto law firm and was in-house counsel for two construction industry trade unions. As in-house counsel, Joe was involved in all aspects of union representation including grievance arbitrations, jurisdictional disputes, and collective bargaining negotiations. Joe has also acted as an editor for Lancaster House’s Canadian Labour & Employment Law Journal.


  • B.ed., University of Toronto, 1994
  • J.D, Osgoode Hall Law School, 1990
  • Law Society of Upper Canada, Bar Admission Course, 1983


  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Past Executive Board member of the Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario
  • Past Director of the Residential & Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario
  • Past Director of the Ontario Confederation of Sicily