David N. Germain

David N. Germain

Thomson Rogers

Recognized since 2022

Toronto, Ontario

Practice Areas

Expropriation Law

Municipal Law

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David’s practice focuses on municipal, land use planning and environmental law. He provides legal advice to municipalities, developers, businesses and private individuals on a range of matters including land use applications, appeals and agreements under the Planning Act, municipal powers and procedures, expropriations, aggregate extraction proposals, infrastructure projects, environmental issues and construction disputes. As an advocate for his clients, David has appeared before a variety of administrative tribunals including the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (formerly the Ontario Municipal Board), the Environmental Review Tribunal, the Niagara Escarpment Hearing Office, the Mining and Lands Commissioner of Ontario, joint boards, committees of adjustment, municipal councils and all levels of Ontario courts. In addition to his law practice, David is a member of the Discipline Committee of the Professional Engineers of Ontario and teaches municipal law through the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario.


  • Bachelor of Music, McGill University (2000)
  • M.A., Columbia University(2002)
  • J.D., University of Toronto Faculty of Law (2005)


  • The Canadian Bar Association
  • The Ontario Bar Association
  • The Advocates Society


  • Planning & Municipal
  • Environmental
  • Expropriation

Contact & Links
  • 390 Bay Street, Suite 3100
    Toronto, ON M5H 1W2

Thomson Rogers
Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario

18 The Best Lawyers in Canada awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2024 for work in:
  • Expropriation Law
  • Municipal Law


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