About Us

Neuman Thompson provides mission-critical labour and employment law advice for employers.

We are a legal services boutique, based in Edmonton and serving clients throughout Alberta and elsewhere in Canada, with a focused practice and a national reputation.

Established in 1977, Neuman Thompson has extensive experience in this distinctive, demanding area of the law.  Members of our firm have achieved significant professional recognition: peer-review ratings including Martindale Hubbell's highest “A-V” attorney standing, Lexpert “leading senior practitioner” status in labour relations and employment law fields, and inclusion in “Best Lawyers in Canada” rankings for labour and employment law.  We have been recognized by Canadian Lawyer Magazine as one of Canada’s “Top 10 Labour and Employment Boutique Firms”.  

Our lawyers act in labour and employment cases for a broad range of employers in the public and private sectors, providing legal services to governments, public agencies, major health care providers and educational institutions.  We represent a wide range of private sector employers including industrial, resource, manufacturing, agri-business, transportation, communications and retail undertakings.

Our Commitment

We provide to our clients:

  • prompt responses to those urgent labour relations matters
  • thoughtful advice, informed by years of focused, real-life experience
  • opinions that are candid in assessing risks, and creative in finding solutions
  • the rationale behind the advice to serve as a learning tool for the future
  • careful preparation for every step in proceedings
  • effective, efficient, confident advocacy to achieve results
  • real value for your dollar
  • top quality, professional representation in every facet of our work

We are committed to meeting these service objectives on every case, large or small.