David R. Byers

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 and co-Chair of the National Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group. He is 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 Chambers Global and Chambers Canada for dispute resolution and restructuring/insolvency, The Best Lawyers in Canada, the International Who’s Who of Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers and Who’s Who Legal 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, 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 and a member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada and the Litigation Counsel of America. He is the 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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