Partner announcement

Pallett Valo Appoints Maria Tassou as Partner

January 8, 2024

Pallett Valo LLP, a respected law firm recognized for excellence across Ontario, is pleased to announce that Maria Tassou has become a partner effective January 1, 2024.

Maria is a member of the Employment and Labour Practice. She holds an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School.

Her practice focuses on employment law and workplace investigations. Maria regularly advises clients on a wide range of employment-related issues and delivers customized management seminars and training programs on employment-related topics. As a certified workplace investigator, Maria acts as an impartial, third-party investigator to conduct efficient, sensitive, and objective investigations into workplace misconduct.

Andy Balaura, Head of Pallett Valo’s Employment and Labour Practice Group, says, “The firm is always pleased to recognize the hard work and commitment of our lawyers, and I am delighted to see Maria promoted to partner. This is well-deserved, and I wish her continued success.”

Pallett Valo LLP

Pallett Valo, a respected law firm recognized for excellence across Ontario, has roots in the community reaching back to 1948. We have been recognized by our peers as a Top 10 Ontario Regional Law Firm in consecutive biannual surveys by Canadian Lawyer magazine. We have built our reputation by both protecting and growing the business assets of our clients and by offering a refreshingly distinct Right-sized Thinking® approach to service. We take the time to understand your business and industry environment and then apply our expertise, experience and entrepreneurial spirit to make the difference. We measure our success by the success of our clients. Right-sized Thinking® is built on a solid foundation of values that we apply both inside the firm and through our dealing with clients. We strive to incorporate our firm values of Excellence, Integrity and Respect into everything we do, and we believe this is what sets us apart as a law firm, and as people.

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Maria Tassou

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