Construction Labour Relations Speaker Mark Lewis

Mark J. Lewis

General Counsel
Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario

Mark J. Lewis is General Counsel for the Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Following his earlier education in both Canada and the United Kingdom, he received his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Toronto and was called to the Bar (in Ontario) in 1991. In Mr. Lewis’ previous employment, he was an associate lawyer with Sack Goldblatt Mitchell, General Counsel for LIUNA Local 183 and a Vice Chair of the Ontario Labour Relations Board. Mr. Lewis has been involved in construction industry labour relations throughout his career. In addition, Mr. Lewis co-wrote Chapter 10-The Construction Industry for the Second Edition of Sack and Mitchell’s Ontario Labour Relations Board - Law and Practice and has taught various labour relations related courses as an adjunct professor at Osgoode Hall Law School. In his current position, representing workers within a number of trades (covered by the Carpenters’ Union), Mr. Lewis is extensively involved in formulating positions for the Carpenters concerning labour relations, legal and political issues.