David Scott, co-chair of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) and counsel in our Ottawa office, has been appointed to the Order of Canada for his contributions to the legal profession and for his charitable activities.

David has served as director of numerous social and philanthropic organizations, and sat on the Board of Directors of Pro Bono Law Ontario from 2008 to 2010. In 2010, the Lexpert Zenith Awards recognized David with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the advancement of pro bono law.

An appointment to the Order of Canada recognizes a lifetime of achievement and merit of a high degree, especially in service to Canada or to the community at large. It is one of the highest honours that can be awarded to a Canadian citizen.