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Marc Rodrigue, Partner

Marc Rodrigue

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2012
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto


Marc Rodrigue is a Partner with the firm and former Director of Policy to the former Ontario Minister of Labour, the Hon. Kevin Flynn. In addition to his legal work, he oversaw the passing of several significant labour and employment laws, regulations and government initiatives in Ontario.

Marc Rodrigue joined the Fasken's Labour, Employment and Human Rights practice group in September 2012. He practices in all aspects of employment, labour and human rights law, with a special expertise in litigating matters having appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, referees appointed under the Canada Labour Code, labour relations arbitrators, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal, and the Ontario Small Claims Court. In addition to his litigation expertise, Marc’s practice includes advising clients on employment agreements and terminations, employment statute interpretation, labour relations and collective agreement interpretation.

Marc’s style is approachable, practical and is founded on strong advocacy for his clients’ positions.

Marc is a founding member and former chair of Fasken’s nationally-recognized employee resource group for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender employees and their allies, and is the former chair of SOGIC, the Ontario Bar Association’s Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Conference.

He is the current President of the Saint Francis Xavier University Alumni Association, and is a member of the Saint Francis Xavier University Board of Governors.


  • Lexpert Zenith Award to the Fasken Martineau Pride Network (as chair) (2016)

Client Work

Date Client

Career & Education


  • JD Osgoode Hall Law School at York University
  • BA Hons (with distinction) St. Francis Xavier University

Community involvement

  • Governor, St. Frances Xavier University Board of Governors (2018- Present)
  • Vice President, Saint Francis Xavier University Alumni Association (2017-Present)
  • Chair, Ontario Bar Association’s Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Conference (2016-2017)
  • Former President, Saint Francis Xavier University Alumni Association Toronto Chapter (2015-2018)
  • Committee Member and Presenter, Law at the Library (2014-2016)
  • Member, New Collection (in support of the Toronto Public Library Foundation) (2013-2016)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Saint Francis Xavier University Board of Governors


Fasken Institute



Speaking Engagements

Speaker Interview: COVID-19 Vaccination Policies CBC Radio
Speaker Legal 101 Ascension 2021 Legal Workshop
Ontario Community Support Association Teletown Hall on COVID-19 OCSA COVID-19 Teletown Hall

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