Consistently recognized as a leading trial and appellate attorney, David specializes in corporate and commercial litigation and ADR. David’s practice includes contractual disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, insolvency/restructuring, class actions, real estate, and employment-related litigation. David is recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada® as a leading lawyer in the areas of Bet-the-Company Litigation, Class Action Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Corporate & Commercial Litigation and Appellate Law, and as a Litigation Star in Arbitration and Commercial Litigation by Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys.
David has successfully argued cases before the Supreme Court of Canada – including as lead counsel in Bou Malhab v. Diffusion Métromédia CMR inc. and acting pro bono in Bruker v. Marcovitz – the Federal Court of Appeal, and all levels of court in Québec. David is a prolific writer and sought-after speaker on various issues related to his practice, including in the areas of class actions and arbitration.
David is a member of the Disciplinary Committee of the Québec Bar, acts as a Chair of the Academic Hearing Panel at Concordia University, sits on the Governing Board of Royal West Academy, and is a Past President (and current Director) of the Lord Reading Law Society.
David is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb.). He acts in domestic and international arbitrations – as counsel and arbitrator – across a wide range of areas. David was recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada® as the 2014 Montréal Alternative Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year. David also trained in Mediation in the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School Executive Education course.