Norm Keith

Partner, Employment & Labour Law, KPMG Law LLP


KPMG in Canada

Norm Keith is a management-side employment and labour lawyer, most notably he is one of the leading Occupational Health and Safety (“OHS”) lawyers in Canada. Additionally, Norm represents businesses in regulatory and white-collar crime investigations. He has successfully defended more than 1,000 OHS regulatory, criminal and related charges.

Norm’s advisory practice includes executive compensation, employment contracts, restrictive covenants, HR policies, COVID-19 vaccine policies, ethical practices, fraud prevention, and workers compensation claims management. Norm’s litigation practice includes wrongful dismissal, restrictive covenants, fraud recovery, whistle-blower complaints, work refusals, human rights claims, OHS prosecutions, labour arbitrations, OLRB hearings, and fiduciary duty lawsuits.

Norm has extensive experience in the complex subjects of alcohol & drugs and harassment & violence in the workplace.

  • LLM Osgoode Hall Law School at York University 2010

  • JD Osgoode Hall Law School at York University1981

  • BA York University1978

  • American Society of Safety Professionals

  • Institute of Corporate Directors - Ontario GTA-West Chapter

  • Canadian Society of Safety Engineering

  • Trees Canada – Board of Directors

  • Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers