David Chernos

Chernos Flaherty Svonkin LLP

220 Bay St, Suite 700
Toronto, ON M5J 2W4
Phone: (416) 855-0402
Fax: (647) 725-5440
E-mail: dchernos@cfscounsel.com

Practice focuses on corporate and commercial litigation, with an emphasis on matters involving shareholders’ disputes (including those involving family and other closely held companies), insolvency and corporate restructuring, income tax, directors’, officers’ and professional liability, and insurance coverage disputes. Has broad experience in complex estates litigation matters, having acted for numerous trustees and beneficiaries, as well as Ontario’s Office of The Children’s Lawyer. Has appeared as lead counsel before the Ontario trial courts, the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court of Canada, and the Tax Court of Canada. Since 2012, he has been recognized as one of Canada’s leading Litigation – Corporate Commercial lawyers by The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada and in Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada. Directorship, the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History. Membership, The Advocates’ Society. Ontario Bar, 1993; LLB, 1991, Queen's University; BA (Honours), 1988, University of Toronto.

Year Called to the Bar:1993 (ON)
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