Michael Cleveland

Associate | Toronto


Portrait of Michael Cleveland


Michael Cleveland provides employers with practical and timely advice on a wide variety of labour and employment law matters including employment standards, labour relations, human rights, occupational health and safety, privacy, and wrongful dismissals. He acts for employers in the provincial and federal sectors in both unionized and non-unionized workplaces.

Michael summered and articled with Miller Thomson before returning to the firm as an associate. He received his J.D. from the University of Toronto in 2019 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2020.

Professional achievements & leadership

  • Distinction Standing for Third Year, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, 2019
  • Recipient of the Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP Prize in Taxation

Community involvement

  • Volunteer Student Caseworker, Downtown Legal Services
  • Volunteer Student Tutor, Law in Action Within Schools
  • Volunteer Law Student, Mississauga Community Legal Services

Professional memberships

  • Law Society of Ontario

Bar admissions & education

  • Ontario, 2020
  • J.D., University of Toronto Faculty of Law, 2019
  • Honours Bachelor of Arts in History and International Relations., University of Toronto, 2016