Sarah McEachern

Partner

Sarah is senior litigation counsel with significant experience in many areas of civil litigation including commercial disputes, defamation, and estate litigation.  Sarah has appeared before all levels of Court in Manitoba, including various tribunals.

Sarah also has extensive experience in employment law and workplace investigations.  Sarah acts as an independent investigator for various private and institutional clients in relation to claims of sexual violence, sexual harassment, harassment, and bullying.  Sarah also provides advice and recommendations to clients on how to navigate workplace claims of a serious nature, including managing employer and employee relations to ensure successful outcomes.  Sarah advises private and institutional clients on all matters pertaining to employment law, including human rights, occupational health and safety, and discipline.

Representative Experience:

  • Workplace Investigations.  Conducted complex and high-profile investigations within large Indigenous, private, and institutional organizations.  Successfully balances competing interests of the complainant, respondent, and employer in ensuring procedural fairness and timely investigation outcomes.  Further information relating to Sarah’s investigation services can be found at Manitoba Human Resource Lawyers – Specializing in workplace investigations (mbhrlawyers.com).
  • Employment Law.  Representation of employers and employees on matters involving employment contracts, severance packages, wrongful dismissals, and human rights issues.

Contact

smceachern@tappercuddy.com
direct: 204.944.3234
fax: 204.947.2593

Legal Assistant

Kim White-Nichol
kwhite-nichol@tappercuddy.com
direct: 204.944.3238
fax: 204.947.2593

Bar Admission

Called to the Manitoba Bar, 2012

Professional Activities

Partner at Tapper Cuddy LLP since 2022

Associate at Tapper Cuddy LLP 2016 – 2021

Certified in Workplace Investigations, Human Resources Professional Association

Member of the Human Resources Professionals Association

Member, Manitoba Bar Association

Member, Canadian Bar Association

Member of the Manitoba Bar Association, Mid-Winter Organization Committee

Member of the Manitoba Métis Nation

Practice Areas

Education

Juris Doctor, University of Manitoba, 2011
Bachelor of Arts, University of Manitoba (with Distinction), 2008

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