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Congratulations Garth Smorang, K.C.


2023 Richard J. Scott Award Recipient

Mr. Smorang is General Counsel for Myers LLP, having recently retired as the firm’s managing partner and from a busy 40 year practice in labour and employment law, exclusively representing unions and employees.

Mr. Smorang dedicated his career to advocating for workers in a variety of settings and has served as counsel in important, precedent setting unfair labour practice decisions. He has given generously of his time in many pro bono activities, including the governance of the profession, education in the field of labour law, the mentorship of young lawyers and to the broader community.

This Award was created in 2013 in honour of Richard J. Scott, former Chief Justice of Manitoba and is awarded annually to an individual who advances the rule of law and contributes to a strong and independent legal profession through advocacy, litigation, teaching, research, writing or mentoring.

For more information, visit the Richard J. Scott Award page.