David R. Byers
Partner

Stikeman Elliott LLP

199 Bay St, Suite 5300, Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON M5L 1B9
Phone: (416) 869-5697
Fax: (416) 947-0866
E-mail: dbyers@stikeman.com
 
 
 

David Byers is a senior partner in the Toronto office where he is co-chair of the firm’s national litigation practice. Highly experienced in complex commercial litigation, appearing before all levels of trial and appellate court in Ontario, and has particular expertise in product liability, securities, insolvency and insurance, as well as in domestic and international arbitration. He is recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada; the International Who’s Who of Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers and Who’s Who Legal Canada; Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business and Chambers Canada; The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada; The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and The Legal Media Group Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers. He has appeared as a panellist or speaker on a wide variety of litigation issues; is a past director of The Advocates’ Society; a member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada and the Litigation Counsel of America and co-author of the “Canada” chapter in the International Comparative Legal Guide to Class and Group Actions 2014, and of Creditors’ Remedies in Ontario (Butterworths, 1994).


Year Called to the Bar:1983 (ON)
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