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Alix Herber Toronto Lawyer

Alix P. Herber

Partner Fasken
Inadequate investigation of employees’ discrimination and harassment complaints can expose employers to significant damages.
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2001
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto


Alix Herber is a senior partner in the Labour, Employment & Human Rights group. She prides herself on providing high quality strategic advice to her clients in all areas of labour, employment and human rights matters. With over 20 years of experience, Alix is a strategic partner to her clients and provides practical solution oriented advice, all the while mitigating potential liability. Alix also has particular expertise in advising clients in the federal sector.

In addition to providing clients with quality legal advice, Alix uses her considerable experience to passionately represent her clients in arbitration hearings, labour board hearings, human rights tribunals, and court actions relating to all aspects of the employment relationship; always keeping her clients interests in mind, be that achieving an excellent settlement or pursuing a successful litigation strategy.

Previously working as In-House-Counsel for one of North America’s largest grocery retail and distribution companies, Alix was involved in operational labour relations, arbitrations, and the administration of approximately 50 collective agreements, leading negotiations in many of them. After returning to private practice, Alix regularly acts as chief negotiator for clients in collective bargaining.  

Alix also regularly delivers personalized training sessions on harassment and discrimination, workplace violence, disability management, union organizing and certification and many other topics. Alix regularly advises on or acts as the external investigator in sexual harassment and other workplace investigations.

Chair of the firm’s Ontario Women’s Network, Alix strongly advocates for women in the legal profession. Recently Alix was awarded Lexpert’s “Zenith Award” for her ongoing contribution to promoting women in law. Finally, Alix is currently a Board of Director and Chair of the Governance Committee for Camp Kirk.


  • Recognized in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in Workplace Human Rights, Lexpert 2019 to 2022
  • Recognized in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in Employment Law, Lexpert 2022
  • Zenith Award, Lexpert 2017

Client Work

Date Client

Career & Education


  • LLB University of Victoria
  • MA University of Western Ontario
  • BA (Honours) University of Western Ontario

Community involvement

  • Board of Directors, Toronto International Film Festival (2017 - 2019)
  • Board of Directors and Chair of Governance Committee, Camp Kirk 


Memberships & Affiliations

  • Chair, Ontario Women’s Network, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Member and Legal Advisor, Women Presidents' Organization - an organization of women owned businesses
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association - Employment and Labour Divisions


Fasken Institute



Speaking Engagements

Speaker When your Union is Complicit in Antisemitism A Labour Law Perspective at the legal conference Rising Antisemetism: Legal Tools to Fight Hate
Speaker Mitigating the Risk of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Fasken Toronto Symposium (8th Edition) location location Toronto, ON

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