Bettina Xue Griffin
Blue J Legal
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Bettina Xue Griffin is a legal research associate at Blue J Legal. She has experience in commercial litigation and applies her practice expertise to develop machine-learning software on topics such as US and Canadian federal tax law and Canadian employment law.
In her employment law practice, Samantha Lucifora routinely deals with various workplace issues, including wrongful dismissals, constructive dismissal, human rights violations in the workplace, and disability claims for employees. For Toronto employers, she helps with preventing, planning for, and successfully navigating various workplace issues. Having developed an interest in workplace investigations, Samantha has completed HRPA’s Workplace Investigations Training and Certificate Program.
Jody Sutherland focuses on collaborating with her clients to come up with creative, proactive solutions, catered to their specific needs. Her experience representing both employees and employers in employment and human rights matters provides her with an understanding of the different perspectives, typical problems, and arguments for parties facing termination, employment contract disputes and wrongful dismissal claims, and human rights complaints. In addition to representing her clients, Jody regularly provides strategic advice to employers on best practices for accommodation, return to work, drafting of employment contracts and workplace policies, and workplace investigations.