B.Soc. Sc., J.D.,
Martel Mikhail is a champion of the underdog and an equalizer of odds. He is a skilled negotiator with sound judgment and a winning instinct. Martel has helped secure severance for employees across Ontario. He has acted for clients in various forums including the Ministry of Labour, the Small Claims Court, and the Human Rights Tribunal. Fearless in pursuing justice, early in his career, Martel spearheaded a multi-million-dollar class-action lawsuit on behalf of thousands of misclassified working managers.
Martel earned his bachelor’s degree in political science, enhancing his experience during that time by working as a parliamentary aide for a Member of Parliament in Canada’s House of Commons. He went on to complete his law degree from the University of Ottawa and underwent an internship in Dubai, U.A.E., with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, an elite multinational American law firm. During law school, Martel completed an exchange semester in Barcelona which cultivated his leadership and problem-solving qualities.
Martel is very active in his community and engages regularly with local charitable organizations. He has published legal articles and mentors both law students and those aspiring to be lawyers. He is fluent in Arabic and has a basic grasp of Spanish.