Year called to bar: 1980 (ON); 1992 (BC); 1995 (Washington)
David Klein, founder and managing partner of Klein Lawyers, is one of Canada’s leading class action lawyers. David and his team of lawyers have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for thousands of victims in a wide range of landmark lawsuits addressing issues such as institutional negligence, defective drugs and medical devices, deceptive marketing, and competition violations. David uses these cases as a vehicle to help his clients fight for justice and foster social change. David has been instrumental in obtaining recognition and reconciliation for his clients in complex cases involving issues such as sexual harassment, Indigenous abuse, and governmental negligence. For example, David has acted as class counsel on the RCMP sexual harassment class actions, the Sixties Scoop class action, and the Woodlands residential school class action. David is recognized for taking extra steps and efforts to understand the nature of the harms done to his clients and to ensure that any settlement is truly in the best interests of the class.