Ball Professional

Employment Law Firm in Toronto


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  • Stacey Reginald Ball
  • Rebecca Carty

Mr. Ball is considered one of Canada’s very best and top lawyers in the areas of employment law and wrongful dismissal. He has been counsel in several of Canada’s most important employment law cases at all level of courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada. He is author of the leading textbook in the field.

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Ms. Carty has worked with Mr. Ball and Ball Professional Corporation since 2002. Prior to working at Ball Professional Corporation she worked as a law clerk at a major litigation firm in Winnipeg, Manitoba for 12 years.

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Author of a Leading Treatise in the Area Canadian Employment Law

As Mr. Ball is author of a leading treatise in the area Canadian Employment Law, published by Canada Law Book, he is routinely contacted by lawyers, employers and employees across Canada for advice in the area of employment and labour law. His work has often been favourably quoted and cited by superior courts in every province and the Supreme Court of Canada.

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Stacey Ball has extensive experience in the areas of wrongful dismissal, human rights, restraint of trade and post employment competition, sexual harassment, fiduciary responsibilities, defamation, workers' compensation, employment contracts, injunctions, and appellate advocacy.

While Mr. Ball attempts to settle or mediate employment cases whenever possible, this is not always possible. Litigation is often necessary. As a litigator Mr. Ball has successfully argued many of the leading employment law cases in Canada. Mr. Ball has argued at all levels of court in Canada, including the Supreme Court of Canada, where he has had the Federal, Ontario and Manitoba Courts of Appeal reversed. See: “Wilson v. AECL 2016 SCC 29 reversing 2015 FCA 17; Wallace v. U.G.G. (1997), 152 D.L.R. (4th) 1 (S.C.C.), reversing (1995), 102 Man. R. (3d) (161 (Man. C.A.); and Machtinger v. HOJ Industries (1992), 91 D.L.R. (4th) (S.C.C.) reversing (1989), 55 D.L.R. (4th) 401 (Ont. C.A.).

Mr. Ball has appeared before tribunals and agencies relevant to employment law. In these cases, he has successfully dealt with issues concerning human rights (including sexual harassment), employment standards, workers' compensation, unemployment insurance, and labour relations.

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Mr. Ball is called to the bars of Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia.​

​Core Values and Commitment to You

We are aware as to how important your employment case is to you. Stacey Reginald Ball and Ball Professional Corporation are committed to professional excellence. This means not merely publishing the leading textbook and winning leading Canadian cases, but assisting all clients in pursuing their legal rights and remedies to obtain the best practical solution.

We are committed to giving you expert legal advice, and to advance your interests in a manner which is consistent with the law. The reputation of the firm is based upon obtaining results for clients for almost 30 years. Our mission is to apply the knowledge and skills we have obtained through decades of practice and publishing to obtain the best possible result for your case.

We are very aware that employment law cases are of primary and high level importance to our clients. It is for this reason we advocate for our clients with high level skill and compassion. Without this high level of skill and compassion we could not have obtained the extraordinary and unsurpassed success we have achieved in the profession and for our clients.



“ Stacey Ball is the ultimate in employment lawyers. He got me an excellent settlement and I referred him to fellow long term employees whom I know were very happy in their outcome. I cannot recommend him enough; his name alone will give you clout. This is the guy who wrote the book. He is the best. ”
- John Cunningham, Toronto, ON

“ I was strongly advised by another client to see Stacey Ball. At the initial consultation I found Stacey to be very candid, honest and confident. He was very knowledgeable and upfront about reasonable expectations. He acted quickly on my behalf, which resulted in a fair settlement. I would recommend Stacey to anyone who wishes to use a pro, who knows the law, and is the best employment lawyer in the business. ”
- Todd Kemp, Oshawa, ON

“ I would highly recommend Stacey Ball as an employment lawyer. He was honest, hard working on my behalf and obtained an excellent settlement. I found him to be the top and best employment lawyer I could have obtained. ”
- Lou T. Richmond Hill, ON

“ Stacey Ball is the best employment lawyer you can have on your side in Toronto. There is no employment lawyer representing employees with a stronger track record than him. In my experience, he gets the results that meet your needs, even against the most stubborn employers. Had I not gone with Stacey, I would have gotten nothing because that was what my employer insisted on until he intervened on my behalf. He is the best and top employment lawyer. ”
- James Yu, Toronto, ON

“ I first used Stacey over a decade ago to review personal and business employment contracts. Stacey is arguably the best employment law lawyer in both Canada and south of the border. His intimate knowledge of the law is second to none. He is readily available for any situation which requires a quick, frank and authentic response. I would highly recommend him for both individuals and organizations alike.​ ”
- Antoinette St. Angelo, V.P. & Director of Production Services, Toronto, ON