Kerri Crawford is an Associate with Pulver Crawford Munroe LLP, practicing in all areas of labour and employment law.
Kerri was called to the Ontario Bar in 2015 and began her legal career at a litigation firm in Toronto. She moved to Victoria in 2016 and developed a litigation practice with a focus on local government and employment law. Prior to joining PCM, Kerri was part of the litigation group at a local government firm, where she exclusively represented local governments and health authorities in a broad range of matters, including injunctive relief, judicial reviews, public policy issues, zoning contraventions, land title matters and human rights claims. During this time, she devoted a significant portion of her practice to the intersection of local government and employment law, and she brings this experience to her role with PCM.
Kerri has provided litigation support and advice on a broad variety of employment and labour matters, including terminations, layoffs, claims of wrongful dismissal, media messaging, personal information and privacy issues, misconduct, accommodation, interpretation of collective agreement provisions and policy and contract drafting. She has also appeared as a guest speaker in the field of employment and labour law and has conducted anti-bullying and anti-harassment training workshops. Kerri is keenly attuned to the unique considerations affecting organizations who are in the public eye, and she enjoys providing prompt, strategic advice in order to help her clients navigate complex matters with sensitivity and professionalism.
Kerri has a significant background in music. Prior to attending law school she earned a diploma in jazz music performance and an undergraduate degree in classical music performance, worked in an administrative capacity for a prominent opera company in New York and spent several years as the Director of the Harbord Street Jazz Festival in Toronto. She enjoys the opportunity to occasionally moonlight as a jazz saxophonist.