James D. Kondopulos is a founding member and partner* of Roper Greyell LLP, a Vancouver-based employment and labour law boutique with over 50 lawyers who practise exclusively in the area of workplace law.
James has represented employers and senior employees before all levels of court and a wide range of workplace-related administrative tribunals in British Columbia. He is frequently recommended as a strong advocate who provides capable representation and pragmatic advice.
In 2013, James was named one of Canada’s leading lawyers under 40 when he received Lexpert’s Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 award. He was also recognized by Lexpert as a “Litigation Lawyer to Watch” in its Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada (US Guide - Litigation).
For a number of years, James has been recognized by his peers as a leading lawyer in employment and labour law and listed in Best Lawyers International, Canada. He has also been recognized in Chambers Canada and, for a number of years, in both the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and the international publication, Who’s Who Legal, Labour, Employment and Benefits.
James spends most of his time outside work with his wife and their three children. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of British Columbia and Yukon (CPHR BC & Yukon) and a past member of the Board of Directors of the children’s charity, Make-A-Wish BC & Yukon.
*Practising through a law corporation