22 Adelaide St W, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2007
David Elman is a partner in BLG’s Toronto office. David focuses on class actions and the defence of complex torts and commercial litigation. He specializes in cases alleging breach of consumer protection legislation, product liability, negligence, breach of contract and public authority liability. He regularly appears on motions and appeals before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Appeal. David provides counsel on sensitive and high-profile issues to manage reputational risks and concerns. He also represents clients in mediation and arbitration. Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada (Product Liability Law). Awarded the Blake Cassels Graydon LLP prize in Business Organizations. Awarded the Catherine Helen McLean Prize in Labour Law. Osgoode Society Prize for Canadian Legal History. Education: LLB, University of Ottawa, 2006. Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 2007.