David’s practice involves all aspects of corporate/commercial litigation with an emphasis on directors' and officers' defence, product liability, professional liability defence, shareholder disputes, and class actions. David has acted on matters in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut. He has appeared in the courts at all levels, including the Alberta and Manitoba Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. David has also participated in NAFTA Binational Canada/US and Canada/Mexico Free Trade Dispute Resolution Hearings. David regularly defends directors, officers, and companies in a class action, derivative action, shareholder, and regulatory (ASC) context. He has acted on large multi-party product liability cases in various industries including energy, steel, biotechnology, medical, and consumer products. David also regularly acts for architects, engineers, surveyors, accountants, brokers, veterinarians, lawyers, and many other professionals. David is a frequent speaker at directors' and officers', product liability, and professional liability seminars and conferences. He received the Best Lawyers 2020 Director and Officer Liability Practice "Lawyer of the Year" award in Calgary.
Year Called to the Bar:
Litigation - Directors' & Officers' Liability
Litigation - Commercial Insurance
Litigation - Corporate Commercial
Litigation - Product Liability