Brittany Ross-Fichtner

Biography

A strategic and empathetic advocate, Brittany is passionate about promoting safe, healthy and dignified workplaces for all. After completing her articles with McMahon Morrison Watts, Brittany joined the Toronto office as an associate in 2017. Her practice focuses on Labour, Human Rights and Employment Law. As a fierce proponent of workers’ rights, Brittany has represented clients at labour arbitrations, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Social Benefits Tribunal, and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal.

Brittany was called to the Bar in 2017. She graduated in the top 1% of her class at Osgoode Hall Law School and received the Dean’s Gold Key Award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the community. She also completed the Intensive Program in Poverty Law at Parkdale Community Legal Services in the Workers’ Rights division, where she advocated on behalf of low-income workers in a wide variety of employment law matters.

Brittany also channels her passion for social justice through her involvement in the arts. She holds a Masters’ degree in Theatre and Performance Studies, and has contributed to publications about public art and political participation, and political theatre and community engagement.