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Tom Roper is a founding partner at Roper Greyell LLP where he advises employers on all aspects of employment law and labour relations and represents clients in employment related litigation.

A tireless advocate for the highest standards of employment and labour practices, Tom’s expertise is sought after by clients, organizations, educators, and colleagues. During his career, spanning almost five decades, Tom has shared his extensive experience and technical understanding of the law with young lawyers in his firm through mentoring relationships. In 2014, Tom received the Vancouver Bar Association, Peter S. Hyndman Mentorship Award for his guidance and mentorship to professionals in the legal industry and most recently was honoured as a recipient of the Bora Laskin Award for 2022 for his outstanding contributions to Canadian labour law.

Tom specializes in strategic planning and counsel work. A sought-after speaker, he has lectured for Continuing Legal Education and is frequently invited to speak on labour and employment law matters. His extensive, detailed knowledge base enables him to represent clients solidly and effectively in the public, private sectors, and professional associations.

Recipient of the 2022 Bora Laskin Award.