Nicola Di Iorio, Ad. E. 

Partner , Lawyer

Office(s) :

Montréal

Bar(s) : du Québec, 1983

Biography

As a recognized leader who is admired by everyone, Nicola Di Iorio is considered one of Quebec’s leading specialists in the field of labour and employment law, as well as human rights law and administrative law. Sought after as an advisor by major organizations and SMEs, he has helped hundreds of companies in their most complex needs and has sat on various boards for numerous corporations. 

A member of the Bar since 1983, he has been a partner of major national firms and has taught at several Quebec universities, namely with Faculties of Law, Faculties of Management, and the Barreau du Québec. Having received the Advocatus Emeritus (Ad.E.) distinction from the Quebec Bar, he has co-authored two major works about labour standards, and has contributed to several research papers and given various conferences on complex timely subjects. 

Nicola is very involved in his community. Among other things, he founded the Cool Taxi organization in 2010 and spearheaded the National Impaired Driving Prevention Week, which was adopted by the House of Commons, with the first week taking place from March 18-24, 2018. He was elected to the House of Commons in 2015, and served on the Standing Committee on National Security. A graduate of Université de Sherbrooke and Columbia University, Nicola has received numerous distinctions from his peers and has been listed in the country’s most prestigious legal directories on several occasions. 

PUBLICATIONS 

Nicola has co-authored two major works about labour standards, and has contributed to several research papers. 

CONFERENCES 
  • Associate professor, Faculty of Law, Université de Sherbooke 
  • Guest lecturer, Faculty of Law, Université de Montréal 
  • Lecturer, McGill University 
  • Head lecturer, École du Barreau 

INVOLVEMENT 
  • Founder of the Cool Taxi organization (2010); 
  • Head of the National Impaired Driving Prevention Week. 
  • Called to the Barreau du Québec, 1983
  • LL.M., Columbia University, New York, 1983
  • LL.B., Sherbrooke University, 1981
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Best Lawyers (2014-2022) – Labour and Employment Law 
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert (2014-2019) – Labour and Employment Law 
  • Barreau du Québec – Advocatus Emeritus 
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