Wendy Hulton’s practice involves advising and representing clients in connection with product liability, environmental, product claim disputes and wrongful dismissal actions. Wendy has been the author of the Canadian chapter of Product Recall text for a number of years.
Wendy has over 25 years of experience in the area of product regulation. She provides advice on dietary supplements, natural health products, foods, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices and a wide range of consumer products. She is retained by clients throughout Canada, the US and internationally to assist with a broad range of regulatory and marketing law matters.
She provides advice to manufacturers, importers and retailers on a broad range of regulatory and marketing law issues including: Advertising & Promotions, Regulatory Compliance, Product Liability & Product Recall, Contracts & Agreements, Privacy, E-Commerce and Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL).
Wendy provides advice to clients on matters related to privacy, social media, product regulatory compliance and product recalls. She negotiates with government regulators on a broad range of administrative and regulatory law matters.
As a member of Dickinson Wright's Canadian employment law group, Wendy provides employment law advice to a wide range of employers on a variety of workplace issues, including discipline and wrongful dismissal matters, workplace privacy, human rights management and litigation and health and safety issues. She also provides advice and assistance on employment agreements, workplace policies, severance packages and the resolution of workplace disputes. Wendy is looked upon as a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals who are engaged in maintaining employee relationships that support their organization's business objectives.
Wendy is often called upon to assist clients with ever increasing complexity of Canada's federal and provincial privacy legislation. She advises clients on their privacy policies and procedures, requests for disclosure of personal information, surveillance issues and other matters arising under Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, Access to Information Act and Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL).
Wendy has provided advice to a wide variety of companies from the following industries:
- Art and craft supplies
- Children's advertising
- Consumer and commercial products/services
- Dietary supplements
- Direct sellers
- Drugs (Human & Animal - prescription/ non-prescription)
- Educational products
- Food and beverage
- Hazardous products
- Internet services
- Loyalty programs
- Medical devices
- Natural health products
- Pest control products
- Pet products
- Tobacco and Jewelry/ precious metals
- Toys and infant products
Ms. Hulton's specialized expertise is applied to achieving the goals of each client in a timely, cost-effective manner.