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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 prides herself on providing high quality strategic advice to her clients in all areas of labour, employment and human rights matters. With over 18 years of experience in the retail, hospitality, manufacturing and healthcare industries, Alix is a strategic partner to her clients and provides practical solution oriented advice, all the while mitigating potential liability. Alix has particular expertise in advising several clients in the federal sector.

In her previous role 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 bargaining on a number of them. After returning to private practice, Alix regularly acts as chief negotiator for clients in bargaining. 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.

Alix also regularly delivers training sessions on harassment and discrimination, workplace violence, disability management, union organizing and certification. 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.

  • Recognized in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in Workplace Human Rights, Lexpert 2019 to 2020
  • Zenith Award, Lexpert 2017
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  • 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

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