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de Lobe Lederman

de Lobe Lederman
de Lobe Lederman How to pronounce this name. Associate | Calgary, Ottawa
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Some examples of the matters on which de Lobe has provided advice include:

  • Successfully defending employers in wrongful dismissal litigation

  • Successfully representing federally and provincially regulated employers in complaints before various administrative bodies, including administrative tribunals, human rights tribunals, employment standards boards, labour relations boards, workers' compensation boards and privacy commissioners

  • Successfully defending companies from charges under occupational health and safety legislation

  • Successfully upholding restrictive covenants applicable to a recently departed senior employees

  • Managing and conducting workplace investigations with respect to high-profile and sensitive issues, including sexual harassment

  • Advising employers on the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements and related labour issues

  • Preparing and implementing executive employment agreements and incentive compensation policies

  • Successfully representing companies in objections to access to information requests

  • Managing responses to cybersecurity incidents and data breaches for companies in a variety of industries

  • Providing key employment, labour and privacy-related advice on multiple transactions

Awards & Recognition
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2023 – Ones to Watch (Labour and Employment Law)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022 – Ones to Watch (Labour and Employment Law)

Professional Activities

de Lobe is a member of the Law Society of Alberta, the Canadian Bar Association and the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers. He is currently the chair of the Privacy Committee of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers.

de Lobe is also an active volunteer and has previously coached the University of Calgary Faculty of Law's team for the Tulane National Baseball Arbitration Competition.

Professional Appearances
  • Co-speaker: In Case You Missed It: Recent Employment Case Law and Legislative Changes
    Blakes Business Class Webinar, Ottawa, Ontario, April 21, 2022.
  • Co-speaker: Employment Law and HR Essentials
    In-House Counsel Bootcamp Series #2, The Canadian Bar Association, February 15, 2022.
  • Co-speaker: Privacy and Data Breaches: Mitigation, Legislation and Litigation
    Episode 18, The Blakes Continuity Podcast, November 3, 2021.
  • Speaker: Employee Privacy During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond
    Blakes Business Class Webinar, Calgary, Alberta, June 15, 2021.
  • Speaker: Employment Agreements: Is It Time to Revisit Your Templates?
    Blakes Business Class Webinar, Calgary, Alberta, September 22, 2020.
  • Co-speaker: Working from Home: Longer-Term Considerations
    Blakes Business Class Webinar, Calgary, Alberta, July 14, 2020.
  • Co-speaker: Cyber Preparedness: A Multidisciplinary Approach and Tabletop Exercise
    Blakes Business Class Seminar, Calgary Petroleum Club, Calgary, Alberta, November 26, 2019.
  • Co-speaker: Cybersecurity: Data, Data Governance, Contracting and Risk Mitigation
    Business Law Section, Canadian Bar Association, Calgary, Alberta, November 21, 2019.
Admitted to the Ontario Bar - 2021
Admitted to the Alberta Bar - 2016
J.D. (Cum Laude), University of Ottawa - 2015
B.A. (History, First Class Hon.), University of New Brunswick - 2012
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