Shawn C. Scarcello



Shawn Scarcello practices in the areas of Civil and Commercial Litigation, Indigenous Law and Child Protection representing clients on a variety of matters, including the following:

  • insurance matters including first and third party claims as well as coverage disputes
  • construction litigation
  • product liability
  • personal injury claims
  • shareholder disputes
  • debt collection
  • child protection proceedings and related matters
  • estate litigation

Shawn also practices in the areas of labour and employment law, providing advice to employers on a variety of matters, including the following:

  • discipline and termination
  • human rights matters, including discrimination, accommodation and harassment
  • employment standards matters
  • the negotiation and drafting of employment agreements
  • the drafting, implementation and enforcement of workplace policies
  • collective agreement negotiation, administration and interpretation
  • compensation and benefit matters
  • labour and employment mattes relating to corporate restructuring, downsizing and acquisition

Shawn handles all manner of labour proceedings including complaints and charges under The Labour Relations Act, The Canada Labour Code, Workplace Safety and Health legislation, Human Rights legislation and Employment Standards legislation.

Shawn Scarcello has successfully appeared before all levels of court in Manitoba, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal and a variety of Administrative Boards and Tribunals, including the Manitoba Labour Board.


University of Manitoba, Bachelor of Laws, 2008

University of Winnipeg, Bachelor of Arts (Hons.), 2005

Leadership, Membership and Achievements

  • Law Society of Manitoba
  • Manitoba Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • University of Manitoba, Cecil Black Memorial Prize in Current Legal Problems, 2008
  • University of Winnipeg Academic All Canadian, 2001-2004
  • Law Society of Manitoba, CPLED Instructor, Negotiations Module, 2015-2016
  • University of Manitoba Moot Court Judge, 2016

Practice Areas

Indigenous Law
Administrative and Regulatory
Arbitration and Mediation
Child Protection
Civil Litigation
Debt Collection
Labour and Employment
Personal Injury