David Wotherspoon is a partner in and lead of our Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group in Vancouver. With a focus on corporate and commercial disputes, David’s practice encompasses all areas of litigation and dispute resolution. He has extensive experience in matters that relate to injunctions and Anton Piller orders, defamation and free speech, intellectual property and software disputes, crisis management, professional liability, shareholder disputes and fraud investigations. David brings more than 25 years of experience and has acted for large institutional clients in a broad range of industry sectors, as well as many early-stage companies and individuals, with particular experience in areas such as technology and intellectual property. David’s experience in commercial litigation is guided by the understanding that litigation must first serve the client’s business purposes. David is extensively engaged in pro bono cases, taking on several opportunities to represent those who would otherwise have limited access to the justice system. Many of his cases have involved protecting businesses that have been targeted in a way that requires intense and swift action and often injunctions to safeguard clients' rights.