David Byers is a partner and Co-Chair of the National Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group. He was formerly Head of the Litigation Group in the Toronto office for over 20 years. David is highly experienced in complex commercial litigation, including product liability, securities, insolvency and insurance, as well as in domestic and international arbitration.
David has extensive advocacy experience appearing before both the Trial and Appellate levels of courts in Ontario. His representations reflect a practice of extraordinary depth and scope, including acting for companies and their management in a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, technology, pharmaceutical, financial services and tobacco. He has also acted for both lenders and debtors in several court supervised restructurings.
David is a member of the Metropolitan Toronto Lawyers’ Association, the Canadian Bar Association, the Insolvency Institute of Canada, the Litigation Counsel of America, and a member and former Director of The Advocates’ Society.