Alan D'Silva is a partner in Toronto’s Litigation Department with a diverse commercial litigation practice and extensive trial and appeal experience before all levels of courts. His core practice areas include: defence of class actions, corporate/commercial disputes, securities litigation, shareholder/oppression cases, insurance, accountants’ and auditors’ negligence, professional negligence, sports law, large family disputes and directors’ & officers’ claims. Mr. D'Silva has acted in over 200 publicly reported cases and frequently acts in significant public policy and constitutional matters. He has acted on more than 75 appeals in Canadian appellate courts, including 12 cases in the Supreme Court of Canada. He is a recipient of University of Ottawa Law School’s 2015 Alumni Award, the 2014 Lexpert Zenith Award, and Benchmark Canada’s Insurance Litigator of the Year for Canada (2014 and 2016) and Securities Lawyer of the Year (2103). He is a recipient of Canadian Lawyer's “25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada” award (2013). Mr. D'Silva is recognized in Chambers Global and Chambers Canada; The Best Lawyers in Canada; The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory; among others. He is a frequent speaker and author of many legal articles, and has been an Adjunct Professor at 3 law schools.