Partner. Commercial litigator (called to the Ontario Bar in 1993) with an emphasis on corporate governance, securities class actions, complex commercial litigation and corporate investigations. Represents shareholders, boards of directors and entrepreneurs of both private and public companies. Before joining Goodmans, he was a partner and senior litigator at a leading Toronto litigation boutique. David received his LLM from Columbia University focusing on capital markets, corporate finance and governance issues. He was called to the New York Bar in 2006 and began practising with a leading US securities and class action firm. He has previously taught trial advocacy for the Advocacy Society and the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. Since 2007 he has taught courses on corporate governance and merger & acquisitions in the Schulich School of Business MBA program. He also teaches Corporate Governance at the University of Toronto in its GPLLM Program as an Adjunct Professor.