Cory Sully

Cory Sully



  • Labor Relations
  • Litigation
  • Privacy & Freedom of Information

WSG Practice Industries


Lawson Lundell LLP
British Columbia, Canada

Cory Sully is an associate in our Labour, Employment and Human Rights Group and Privacy and Data Management Group in Vancouver. She advises and represents clients in all areas of workplace law. Cory provides practical and strategic advice to clients on wide range of employment, labour, and human rights matters, such as the hiring and termination of employees, collective agreement interpretation, and the duty to accommodate. She frequently advises employers on compliance with employment standards, workers compensation, and human rights legislation. Cory also drafts and reviews various workplace agreements and policies, including employment agreements, confidentiality agreements, restrictive covenants, privacy policies, and drug and alcohol policies.

Cory's litigation experience includes assisting clients with responding to wrongful dismissal actions, bullying and harassment complaints, and discrimination complaints. Cory has appeared before the British Columbia Provincial Court, British Columbia Supreme Court, the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal, the British Columbia Employment Standards Branch, and the Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal.

Cory also provides advice to clients on various privacy and data protection matters, such as responding to access to information requests and complaints before the federal and provincial privacy commissioners. Cory also has experience advising on records retention and management issues, privacy compliance, and data breach response.


University of British Columbia, J.D., 2014
University of British Columbia, B.A., 2010
Areas of Practice

Labor Relations | Litigation | Privacy & Freedom of Information

Professional Career

Professional Associations

Canadian Bar Association (British Columbia branch), Executive Member, Freedom of Information & Privacy Law section
Vancouver Bar Association
International Association of Privacy Professionals


Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Blog
Lawson Lundell LLP 

Lawson Lundell's Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Blog follows new and interesting issues emerging in the legal and business communities. Our goal is to provide a source of valuable information and insight on a wide variety of matters for our readers.

Labour & Employment Law Blog
Lawson Lundell LLP 

Lawson Lundell's Labour and Employment Law Blog provides updates on the most recent legal developments impacting the Canadian workplace and offers practical tips for employers. We cover a range of topics, including labour relations, employment law, collective bargaining, human rights, employment...

Privacy & Data Management Blog
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This blog is authored by members of the Privacy & Data Management Department. We follow new and interesting issues emerging in the legal and business communities. We follow emerging issues, legal developments, and new technology as they impact privacy and data management. We will focus on how...


Will Vaccine Passports be Required in our Workplaces: Guidance on Vaccine Passports and Policies
Lawson Lundell LLP, June 2021

With increasing numbers of Canadians being immunized each day against COVID-19, the question on many peoples’ minds is whether Canadians will be asked to prove they are vaccinated by way of a vaccine passport. Vaccine passports can take a range of forms, but the defining feature is a verified record of a person’s immunization status...

B.C. Government Announces Paid Leave for Employees to Get Vaccinated
Lawson Lundell LLP, April 2021

As British Columbia battles the third wave of COVID-19, the government has introduced legislation[1] which, if passed, will provide employees with paid leave to get the COVID-19 vaccine. On April 1, 2021, the British Columbia government introduced an unpaid job-protected leave of absence for employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine, or to assist a dependent in getting vaccinated against COVID-19...

Privacy in 2021: Developments You Should Watch Out For
Lawson Lundell LLP, January 2021

All indications are that the evolution of privacy laws and their impact will continue to evolve, perhaps even at a greater pace, in 2021. In celebrating Privacy Day, January 28, 2021, we would like to share four things businesses should be keeping their eyes on, and planning for, in 2021. 1. Significant changes to privacy legislation in Canada. Canadian federal and provincial governments have tabled and proposed sweeping changes to privacy laws in Canada...

Additional Articles

Lawson Lundell Privacy & Data Management Organizational Risk Analysis Checklist, November 7, 2019, Co-Author

2019 Lawson Lundell Privacy and Data Security Seminar Booklet, 2019, Co-Author

Section 257 of the Workers Compensation Act and Related Employment Litigation, The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, May 2017, Author