Alan D'Silva is a Senior partner in Toronto’s Litigation Group with a diverse commercial litigation practice and extensive trial and appeal experience before all levels of courts in Canada. Core practice areas include: class actions (defence), corporate/commercial disputes, securities litigation, shareholder/oppression cases, insurance, accountants’ and auditors’ negligence, professional negligence, sports law and D&O claims. He has been counsel in over 200 publicly reported cases, frequently acts in significant public policy and constitutional matters and has acted on more than 80 appeals in Canadian appellate courts, including 13 cases in the Supreme Court of Canada. He is the recipient of University of Ottawa Law School’s 2015 Alumni Award, Lexpert Zenith Award for D&O liability (2014) and Benchmark Canada’s Insurance Litigator of the Year award (2014 & 2016). Recognized in Chambers Global, Chambers Canada, Best Lawyers in Canada, The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Lexpert® US/Canada Cross-Border Guide: Litigation, the International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers and Canadian Lawyer’s “25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada”. He is a frequent speaker and author of many legal articles. He has been an Adjunct Professor at three law schools.
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