Kimberly Boara Alexander practices career law and commercial litigation. A legal and strategic advisor, Kimberly acts for executives, partners, officers, directors and shareholders at times of transition, change and uncertainty, representing them through negotiation, planning and dispute resolution using alternative mechanisms and at all levels of court in Ontario.
Kimberly advises individuals on employment contracts and partnership agreements, parties’ obligations upon departure, and on their rights, duties and remedies in cases of wrongful dismissal, constructive dismissal, workplace investigations, oppression and expulsion, human rights violations, intentional interference with economic and contractual relations, breach of contract, fiduciary duties and director liabilities. She is adept at contract interpretation, and is particularly familiar with the application and interpretation of stock option, restricted share and performance share unit plans.
Kimberly founded KBA Partners LLP after more than 11 years at one of Toronto’s premier litigation boutiques. Before joining the boutique, Kimberly practiced litigation at the Department of Justice and with one of Canada’s largest law firms.
In 2008 Kimberly was an instructor for the Law Society of Upper Canada’s Licensing Program, has lectured at programs offered by the Ontario Bar Association, Osgoode CPD and the Law Society of Upper Canada.
She has been volunteering for Pro-bono Ontario since 2015. Kimberly regularly acts as a judge and supervisor for the Moot Court Program at the University of Toronto. Kimberly is a member of the Ontario Bar Association, the Toronto Lawyers’ Association and the Advocates’ Society and is a supporter of the YWCA Toronto and a founding trustee of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada Foundation.
In 2020, based on an extensive peer survey process by Lexpert, Kimberly was voted as one of the Leading Legal Practitioners in employment law and identified as Repeatedly Recommended as counsel for both employees and employer.