Eric Ito is a lawyer in Miller Thomson’s Labour and Employment Group and Commercial Litigation Group. His employment law practice includes advising employers on a range of matters including termination of employment, human rights issues such as discrimination and duty to accommodate, occupational health and safety, and employment standards complaints. In the labour context, Eric regularly assists employers with discipline and policy grievances as well as litigation matters arising from certification and collective bargaining, including injunctions.
As a commercial litigator, Eric uses his strong advocacy skills to assist clients on civil matters including issues arising from breach of contract, strata and property disputes, commercial debt recovery, and negligence. Eric has represented clients at the BC Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court of British Columbia, and the Provincial Court of British Columbia as well as various administrative tribunals including the BC Human Rights Tribunal, the Labour Relations Board, the Employment Standards Branch, and the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal.
Prior to his career as a lawyer, Eric was employed with several large Japanese companies in Tokyo, Japan. He continues to draw from his management experience in helping clients advance their interests in a practical, cost effective manner.
- Canadian Bar Association
- Law Society of British Columbia
Bar admissions & education
- British Columbia Bar, 2015
- J.D., University of Toronto, 2014
- B.A. (political science), University of British Columbia, 2006