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employment and human rights lawyer in Montreal- Erik Sabbatini - Fasken

Érik Sabbatini

Partner Fasken
Good lawyers solve problems. The best lawyers prevent them.
Jurisdiction Quebec, 1993
Language(s) French, English, Italian
Office(s) Montréal

Érik is passionate about his area of practice and strives to work in partnership with clients. As both advisor and lawyer, he specializes in labour and employment law. He offers preventive and strategic advice to clients from many fields of business and industry and frequently represents clients before specialized administrative tribunals and the superior courts.

Érik has been recognized by several directories as one of the best lawyers in Canada in his practice area. The companies he serves benefit from his practical approach, his thorough examination of their issues and his pro-active ideas, often from the point when a dispute first arises. These qualities have stood him in good stead over the years in developing effective solutions in order to avoid lengthy and costly litigation.

Érik has also acquired top-ranking expertise in occupational health and safety and in workplace attendance management. He lectured on occupational health and safety for several years at the Polytechnique Montréal and the Collège de Lévis.

His experience is sought after for collective bargaining and crisis management or for advising managers. His practice covers issues related to dismissals, collective agreements, psychological harassment, human rights, labour standards and individual employment contracts. Érik provides effective solutions in connection with reorganizations, subcontracting and other corporate transactions.

He is a well-known speaker and is pleased to offer a wide range of seminars customized for business managers.

  • Recognized in Labour and Employment Law by the Best Lawyers in Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018 to 2021
  • Recognized in Worker's Compensation Law by the Best Lawyers in Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2021
  • Recognized in the area of Labour relations by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2017 to 2021
Date Client


  • LLB Université de Montréal

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Québec Bar
  • Member, Montréal Bar
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines et relations industrielles (CRIA)
Speaker "Cannabis in the Workplace" Retail Council of Canada
Speaker Symposium 2016 "May the best man win" Recent developments in Labour and Employment Law

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