Jon Chapnick

Jonathan Chapnick (he/him/his) is a lawyer and workplace consultant at Portage Legal Services in Vancouver, British Columbia. Before starting Portage, he worked for unions and employers in Ontario and British Columbia for 15 years. Jon assists his clients with workplace-related matters, including investigations, complex human resources (HR) and labour relations issues, litigation matters, HR file management, negotiations, and policy development. His areas of expertise include discrimination and accommodation, HR policy and procedure, and workplace mental health and substance use.

Jon is a chartered HR professional and a part-time adjunct professor at the University of British Columbia’s Peter A. Allard School of Law. He holds B.A. in economics from McGill University and a J.D. from the University of Victoria, and he was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 2010.

Tel: (604) 754-8265