David’s practice involves a significant administrative law litigation component.
He regularly advises and appears as litigation counsel in:
- large multi-party construction cases
- procurement and tendering disputes
- professional liability matters
- commercial disputes
David often acts as a media spokesperson for major clients on particularly sensitive issues and cases.
He has extensive experience before the Ontario Court of Justice, Superior Court of Justice, Court of Appeal for Ontario and the Federal Court’s Trial and Appeal Divisions, Canadian International Trade Tribunal, Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, and the Ontario Municipal Board, as well as a wide variety of other tribunals, boards and commissions.
David was lead counsel for the Catholic Church at the 3.5-year Cornwall Public Inquiry into how institutions handled historical allegations of abuse.
David has served as one of BLG’s past National Chairs of its Media and Defamation Law Group.He acts as defense counsel in professional discipline cases and holds the Osgoode Law School Certificate in Professional Regulation & Discipline in the Ontario Health Care Sector.