Aaron Marchadour




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Education & Qualifications

  • Alberta Bar (2021)
  • JD (Calgary, 2020)
  • B.Comm. (Alberta, 2014)
  • Change Management Certification (Prosci, 2016)

Aaron is an associate lawyer in the firm’s Calgary office, whose practice focuses on advising employers on their employment and labour-related legal obligations and representing employers in litigation matters.

Aaron is an employment and labour lawyer based out of MLT Aikins Calgary office. He advises employers regarding a variety of labour and employment law matters, including wrongful dismissals, workplace human rights, workplace investigations, employment standards, employment contracts, workplace policies and privacy. He also represents employers in litigation (including judicial reviews and appeals) before a number of adjudicative bodies, including the Alberta courts, Human Rights Commission, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner and labour arbitrators.

Aaron also acts for employers on occupational health and safety matters, including serious incident response, responding to regulatory inspections and information requests, conducting OHS-related workplace investigations and defending against charges under OHS legislation.

Aaron has a particular interest in the intersection between workplace diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives and the law. As a workplace investigator, he advises employers on best practises and their legal obligations regarding workplace investigations and is available to conduct independent, external investigations on behalf of employers.

Aaron obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Calgary. Prior to starting his legal career, he completed a Bachelor of Commerce in human resources management, then worked as a management consultant for a number of years, completing projects in the areas of organizational change management, learning, communication, human resources and technology implementation. He is certified in the Prosci organizational change management methodology and is currently a candidate for the Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation.

  • Board Human Resources Committee Member, LGBT Pride Centre of Edmonton (Edmonton, 2017-2020)
  • Human Rights Project Case Worker, Pro Bono Students Canada (Calgary, 2018-2020)
  • VP Events and Treasurer, OUTLaw (Calgary, 2018-2019)
  • Civic Claims Duty Counsel Volunteer, Pro Bono Students Canada (Calgary, 2017-2018)
  • Board Director, LGBT Pride Center of Edmonton (2016-2017)
  • Business Case Competition Coach and Judge, Alberta School of Business (Alberta, 2013-2017)
  • Co-presenter with Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre, “Creating an LGBT+ Inclusive Workplace,” Private Employer (February 2019)
  • Co-presenter with Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre, “LGBT Classroom Fun,” Calgary City Teacher’s Convention (February 2019)
  • Co-presenter with Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre, “Trans Youth: Everyday Tasks, Everyday Challenges,” Calgary City Teacher’s Convention (February 2019)
  • Presenter, “LGBT+ Individuals, their Allies, and the Law,” University of Calgary Diversity Days (February 2019)
  • Presenter, “People Impacts in a Digital World,” University of Alberta HR Conference (March 2017)
  • Presenter, “Managing Change in Organizations,” University of Lethbridge (November 2016)
  • Recognized as One to Watch, Labour and Employment Law, Best Lawyers in Canada (2023 – present)