Maria Kotsopoulos practices with Blaney’s Labour and Employment Group in all areas of labour, employment and human rights law. Maria advocates on behalf of employers, not for profit organizations, trade unions, and employees, and has been involved in matters before the Superior Court of Justice, the Federal Court, the Labour Board, the Human Rights Tribunal, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal, and other tribunals. In addition to wrongful dismissal actions, human rights proceedings and labour-related grievances and hearings, Maria also advises clients with respect to drafting employment contracts, terminations, workplace investigations and workplace accommodation issues.
Maria graduated with a B.A. (History, Legal Studies) from the University of Waterloo in 1998 and went on to obtain an M.A. in History from the University of Toronto in 1999. Maria attended law school at the University of Ottawa and graduated in 2002. Maria articled at Blaney McMurtry and returned to the firm as an associate in the Labour and Employment Group after her call to the Bar in 2003.
Maria is a member of the Ontario Bar Association and the Hellenic Canadian Lawyers' Association. She also volunteers with a Toronto United Way-sponsored agency.