Employment and Labour Lawyer, Bird Richard
Vanessa Poirier is an employment and labour lawyer, providing legal advice and representation to employers on day-to-day legal issues that impact the workplace including wrongful dismissal, human rights complaints, workers’ compensation, small claims, and workplace policies.
Prior to law school, Vanessa graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Film Studies, from Carleton University, and a diploma in Television Broadcasting from Algonquin College. Vanessa brings an exceptional amount of media expertise to the table, after spending over a decade producing national prime-time television programming for HGTV, Food Network, and Gusto TV. Vanessa also gained extensive business relations while managing international programming sales and acquisitions from various broadcasters from over 30 countries worldwide.
Vanessa is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and the County of Carleton Law Association. She was called to the Ontario bar in 2021.