Michael Hackl

Michael Hackl

Test As a member of the litigation team at Iler Campbell, I have the opportunity to help our clients with a variety of legal problems including problems arising out of construction projects and commercial ventures, as well as employment law matters and issues that arise between co-operatives and their members. Prior to joining Iler Campbell, I practiced for over 20 years at two small Toronto firms as a commercial litigator. While the clients at Iler Campbell are often from different sectors than many of the clients I worked with previously, I believe that the legal issues they have to deal with are often very similar and I am happy to have the opportunity to use my legal skills and experience to assist them. When I was nearing the end of my undergraduate studies and was considering what my next steps would be, a mentor pointed me toward law on the advice that a career in law would help me to make a lasting difference in the world. Throughout my legal career prior to joining Iler Campbell, I believe I managed to accomplish this goal through my involvement in a number of cases whose decisions helped to develop and shape the law in certain areas. However, I feel that my work at Iler Campbell will help me to accomplish this goal to an even greater degree. Not only will I have the opportunity to take part in cases that will develop the law, I will have the opportunity to help clients whose very goals are to make a positive difference in the world. In fact, it was the opportunity to help the type of clients that Iler Campbell serves that inspired me to apply for a position here. Outside of work, I am very involved in my community. I am a member of the Board of Directors of Victoria Park Community Homes, which is one of the largest private non-profit providers of affordable housing in Ontario, and am also on the Risk and Audit committee of March of Dimes Canada. I sat on the board of the Oakville Minor Lacrosse Association for a number of years, and served for two years as the president. Prior to that I coached a number of teams in the Minor Oaks Hockey Association. I have also served on the Town of Oakville’s Property Standards Committee and Committee of Adjustment.

Email Address mhackl@ilercampbell.com

Level Professional Service Provider Members

Start Date April 1, 2013

Phone Number 4165980103ext135


Region Ontario

Expertise Policy, Legal

Services We have extensive experience serving co-ops, not-for-profits, charities, and socially-minded small businesses and individuals. We sit on boards, volunteer our time, and otherwise get involved in issues that matter to us. In fact, there are quite a few of us who worked in the not-for-profit sector before joining Iler Campbell. We strongly identify with the social goals of our clients and strive to provide the best legal services delivered promptly, cost effectively and responsively to your goals and values. We’re a full service law firm able to offer most everything our clients need. As general counsel to our clients we handle all corporate and commercial needs, including for-profit and non-profit incorporations, governance and corporate structures and regulations, construction law, landlord and tenant relationships, charities law, trademarks and copyright, labour and employment, obligations under the Human Rights Code and related legislation. We have expertise in administrative and regulatory work, including energy, planning and municipal issues and use this expertise for clients ranging from environmental non-profits and charities to affordable housing developers and green builders. We have specialized knowledge of co-operative law; our firm has an extensive co-op client base, and has been counsel to the Ontario Co-operative Association for many years. In recent years, we’ve played an instrumental role in the emerging area of renewable energy co-ops and the development of the Green Energy Act. We are frequently consulted by our clients on issues related to defamation. We also have an elections law client group and an Aboriginal law practice. Our civil and administrative litigation practice fully services the needs of our entire client base

Languages English

Company Iler Campbell LLC

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