J. DAVID LINTON, Waterloo Business and Commercial Litigation Lawyer
David received a degree in economics in 1973 and a bachelor of laws in 1976, both from the University of Western Ontario. David began his practice with the firm as an articling student in 1976, became a partner in 1982 and was the managing partner of the firm from 1984 to 1992.
During the period 1978 though 1989, David taught a second year law course at Wilfrid Laurier University and Conestoga College, as well as participating in seminars delivered to business groups and financial institutions. During this period, David also acted as a Reviewer for the Law Society of Ontario (being a program designed to assist and educate legal counsel prior to disciplinary proceedings).
During the course of his practice, David has primarily split his time between a broad range of commercial transactions and his attendance before Canadian Courts, at all levels, involving the resolution of commercial disputes.
David has also had the privilege of gaining insightful business experience by participating on the board of directors of several Canadian corporations, including serving as Vice Chairman of an internationally known public corporation.