David is a partner in BLG's Litigation Department. David's litigation practice includes tort, insurance and commercial litigation matters.
David's tort litigation practice focuses on public authority litigation. David defends municipal police services from complex tort actions and claims alleging
Charter violations as well as municipalities from various infrastructure maintenance and design claims. David frequently provides advice on sensitive matters which raise reputational concerns and are the subject of media attention.
David also advises insurers and private companies on a wide range of personal injury and property claims including construction, occupiers' liability and product liability claims. David's insurance practice includes representing insurers and banks in disputes arising from life, accidental death, disability and critical illness insurance products.
David's commercial litigation practice focuses on
Consumer Protection Act litigation and collections.
David has conducted trials and regularly appears on motions and appeals before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Appeal. He also represents clients in both mediation and arbitration.
David currently serves as a subcommittee Co-Chair of the Mass Torts Committee of the Section of Litigation of the American Bar Association. David also serves as a member of the Education and Advocacy committees of the Toronto Lawyers Association.