Legal Representation

Sam provides legal advice and representation as is pertains to:

Labour Relations including:

  • discipline and Discharge
  • grievances
  • Ontario Labour Relations Board matters
  • bargaining
  • collective agreement interpretation and application

Human Resources including:

  • workplace accommodation
  • sick time usage and employee absence
  • workplace harassment
  • pay equity

Employment Law including:

  • Employment Standards Act 
  • notice and severance
  • employment contract
  • wrongful dismissal
  • human rights


Sam brings to the table a sound knowledge of the law, effective communication and facilitation skills, and an ability to generate options for settlement that will enable the parties to achieve a productive resolution of their dispute.

Sam's mediation practice pertains to:

  • wrongful dismissal suits
  • grievances and labour arbitrations
  • human rights
  • employment standards
  • workplace harassment and conflict

Sam Marino Professional Corp. is a legal practice devoted to providing guidance and solutions to the most complex challenges of the modern workplace. Our legal services include advice, negotiation, drafting of documents, courtroom and tribunal advocacy, negotiation, and strategic planning.


"With Sam's help our organization resolved more workplace issues in three months than in the previous three years" - CF ​​"Sam saw us through a very difficult transition even though we were small, and had limited means" - KV, small business owner


Sam Marino (BA, BEd, LLB, LLM) is a lawyer and principal of Sam Marino Professional Corp.. Prior to this, Sam worked for one of the country's pre-eminent labour and employment firms.

Sam graduated with distinction from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelors Degree specializing in French Language and Mathematics. Sam also recently completed a Master's Degree in labour and constitutional law at Queen's University.

Sam is fluent in both English and French and has worked and travelled extensively throughout the world. Before completing Law School, Sam worked as a Secondary School teacher in his home town of London, Ontario.

At law school, Sam was the winner of the Hicks Morley Labour Moot competition at both the local and provincial level. Sam is a passionate advocate, relishing the opportunity to support his clients in both the public and private sectors.


"Thanks to Sam we achieved more in negotiations than we ever thought we could"​ - CP ​​​"Sam is a straight shooter. He treats our people with honesty and respect. They just love him!" - DK