666 Burrard St, Suite 2500, Park Place, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1984 (ON); 1991 (BC)
David is a member of the firm’s Energy, Regulatory, Environmental, ESG, Mining, Power and Renewable Energy practice groups, as well as the co-head of the firm's Aboriginal Law practice group. He assists clients with project design and approval, community relations, and the subsequent regulation of operations. He also advises on corporate reputation management, social communication of risk, risk management and related governance policies. He represents clients before federal and provincial regulatory tribunals, such as the Canadian Energy Regulator, the British Columbia Utilities Commission, Commissions of Inquiry, and before government review panels. He has participated in many high-profile project reviews since the 1980’s, involving various sectors: energy, industrial complexes, aquaculture, municipal infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, airport infrastructure, port infrastructure, and marine shipping. Before joining private practice, David worked with the federal government in Ottawa—first with the Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, and then with the National Energy Board. David's expertise is recognized by various peer-reviewed lawyer rating entities, including Chambers, Lexpert, Best Lawyers, and LexisNexis – Martindale-Hubbell.