Chantel T. Kassongo, K.C.

Chantel has significant experience with providing strategic advice on behalf of employers in both the public and private sector. Chantel is often engaged as chief spokesperson in numerous rounds of collective bargaining and bargaining disputes that are extremely high risk and complex.



Tracy Ebach

Chantel takes pride in providing her clients with strategic, proactive and timely advice.

Chantel has been providing both federally and provincially regulated employers with labour and employment advice for 20 years. Chantel has an extensive background representing employers on a diverse range of labour and employment matters including certification applications, collective agreement administration, advising on discipline, terminations, defending wrongful dismissal claims, human rights and labour relations complaints and grievance arbitrations. 

Chantel has appeared as counsel before courts, arbitration boards, human rights tribunals, and federal and provincial Labour Relations Boards.

Chantel represents a broad cross-section of management-side clients in all areas of her practice. In the public sector, Chantel represents governments at the provincial and municipal levels, public agencies, health care employers, and educational institutions.  Private sector clients include mining,  transportation, gaming, industrial manufacturing, agricultural and retail undertakings.  Before joining Neuman Thompson, Chantel was the Director of Global Labour Relations for Viterra Inc. and prior to that practiced labour and employment law as an associate at a law firm in Saskatchewan.

2000 – B.A. (with Honours), University of Saskatchewan 2004 – LL.B., University of Saskatchewan
Bar Admission
2005 (Saskatchewan) 2010 (Alberta)
Law Society of Alberta Law Society of Saskatchewan Employment Law Alliance Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers Canadian Bar Association
  • Appointed Kings Counsel (2022)
  • Who’s Who Legal World Edition (2021 - 2023)

When she’s not in the office, Chantel hopes you can find her exploring a new winery.

When she’s not in the office, Chantel hopes you can find her exploring a new winery.

Volunteer & Not-For-Profit Work

Board Member for e4c (2023 - Present)

Meet Our Team

Our firm is built around labour and employment law. In fact, it’s all we do. We surround ourselves with lawyers who can be relied on to produce quality work every day and to be on hand to assist in complicated matters. We have expertise working with a variety of industries, including natural resources, professional services, public sector, tech and more. Check out our team to learn more!