David F. O’Connor is a founding partner in Roy O’Connor LLP, a litigation boutique in downtown Toronto. He was previously a partner in a large national law firm. His practice is focused on commercial and class action litigation (both plaintiff and defence side). David has been recognized by Benchmark Canada as a litigation star in class actions and commercial litigation from 2012 to 2015, with peer praise for his “prowess”. He was also a finalist with Benchmark for Class Action Litigator of the Year in 2015. He was previously recognized by Lexpert® as a finalist for the "Top 40 Under 40". His firm was recognized by the CBA National magazine as one of the best class action firms in Canada, with an undeniable track record for excellence. He has successfully defended class actions for corporations and directors. He is also one of the lead plaintiff counsel on various class actions.