Sean J. O’Donnell
Sean is an advocate, with extensive experience in employment, human rights and civil litigation, having practised for Canada’s leading litigation firms in these areas, among myriad other areas of law. Sean was called to the Ontario Bar in 2010 and honed his advocacy skills alongside Canada’s premier barristers, gaining extensive experience in all aspects of advocacy on behalf of individuals, major national and international corporations and governments.
Sean brings his sterling Bay Street experience to his main areas of focus in employment law, human rights and civil litigation, providing advice and advocacy to employees and employers alike. Outside of his legal practice, Sean is an avid golfer and acts as a Licensing Process Tutor for the Law Society of Upper Canada regarding Civil Litigation and Professional Responsibility.
Carter G. Perks
Carter recently completed his final year of the LL.B program at the University of Leeds Faculty of Law graduating with Honours. Prior to law school, Carter completed an Honours B.A. in Law from the University of Carleton, where he specialized in Corporate and Securities Law and graduated with high distinction. Throughout his undergraduate and postgraduate studies, Carter received various scholarships including the Gordon Robertson Scholarship and the School of Law International Merit Scholarship.
During his time at law school, Carter served as an Ambassador for Pathways to Law providing opportunities in law for young individuals with little to no family background in higher education. Apart from his studies, Carter spent most of his time as a member of the Negotiating Society and playing golf for the Men’s Varsity Golf Team. Upon returning to Canada after law school, Carter volunteered his time working with low-income individuals at Pro Bono Ontario.
Prior to joining SJO Legal, Carter worked at various law firms in both the Toronto and Ottawa regions, where he established a strong appreciation for high-quality and efficient legal service. While not at the office, Carter can be found on the golf course or spending his weekends at his family farm north of the city.