Pat Forte examines client issues through the lens of risk. Pat provides insightful advice and skilled advocacy in the following core areas:

Employment law: representing non-union employers in all aspects of the employment relationship with a view to mitigate organizational liability, including hiring, discipline, disability / leave of absence management, performance management, human rights and termination. She is frequently engaged to prepare hire letters, executive contracts, employee manuals and workplace policies, and to advise about employment standards and other legislative compliance, workplace privacy, restructuring, workplace investigations as well as litigation and appellant work. Pat acts on cases of wrongful dismissal, discrimination, constructive dismissal, and restrictive covenants.

Insurance: providing advocacy in the defence of disability, life, casualty and property claims, and advisory services such as coverage and claims opinions, policy interpretation and drafting, drafting service agreements, and regulatory compliance.