MLT Aikins is pleased to announce the appointment of Leah Schatz, Q.C., to the Court of Queen’s Bench for Saskatchewan.
On December 11, 2020, the Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada made the announcement.
During her time with MLT Aikins, Justice Leah Schatz was a partner in the Saskatoon office’s labour and employment group. She has extensive experience with workplace issues, collective bargaining, occupational health and safety, and human rights matters. Justice Schatz has appeared before numerous administrative boards and tribunals, including the Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board and the Canada Industrial Relations Board, all levels of the Saskatchewan courts, as well as the Supreme Court of Canada. She was recognized by Best Lawyers in health-care law and labour and employment law. Justice Schatz was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2016.
After receiving her law degree from the University of Saskatchewan, she was called to the Saskatchewan bar (1994). She has lectured extensively throughout Saskatchewan, and presented throughout Canada on labour and employment issues affecting workplaces. Justice Schatz has served in a number of leadership roles. She has served as Director of St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation Board of Directors; Director of St. Anne’s Senior Citizen’s Village Corporation; Director of the Canadian Mental Health Association (Saskatoon Branch); Chair of the Canadian Bar Association, Labour and Administrative Law Subsection; and as member of the ARTUS Ethics Committee, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan.
Congratulations, Justice Schatz, on your well-deserved appointment.