Tom Richards Associate


Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2021 - Alberta

Year of Call: 2018 - Saskatchewan


Primary office:  Calgary




Tom Richards

Tom Richards is an associate lawyer in Gowling WLG's Calgary office.  He maintains an exclusive management-side labour, employment and human rights practice in both Alberta and Saskatchewan.

He has experience in representing and advising employers in both unionized and non-unionized settings.  This experience includes representing and advising employers in wrongful dismissal claims, grievance arbitrations, labour board matters and human rights complaints.  

Tom also helps employers prepare and review employment agreements and workplace policies.   

Prior to joining Gowling WLG Tom worked at other leading regional and international law firms in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Tom is an active member in his community, and has held leadership roles in cultural and advocacy organizations.  He also served as President of the Law Students’ Association at the University of Saskatchewan.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2023

    • Rankings & Awards
       2023
      Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee Medal
  • 2021

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2021
      Year of Call, Alberta
  • 2018

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2018
      Year of Call, Saskatchewan
  • 2017

    • Education
       2017
      University of Saskatchewan , JD
  • 2013

    • Education
       2013
      University of Oxford, MSt
  • 2012

    • Rankings & Awards
       2012
      Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee Medal
    • Education
       2012
      Saint Francis Xavier University, BA Honours