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: defense 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. Alan has acted in over 200 publicly reported cases and frequently acts in significant public policy and constitutional matters. He has acted on more than 80 appeals in Canadian appellate courts, including 13 cases in the Supreme Court of Canada. In 2018, Alan was selected as a Fellow in The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society of the Litigation Counsel of America. He is the recipient of the University of Ottawa Law School’s 2015 Alumni Award, the 2014 Lexpert Zenith Award, Benchmark Canada’s Insurance Litigator of the Year (2014 and 2016) and Securities Lawyer of the Year (2013) and was one of Canadian Lawyer's 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada in 2013. Alan is recognized in Chambers Global and Chambers Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, among others.