Associate announcement

Lenczner Slaght Welcomes David Salter

January 18, 2021

Canada’s leading litigation firm adds another exceptional litigator to its talent pool.

We are delighted to welcome David Salter to the firm. David maintains a broad civil litigation practice, specializing in cross-border and complex commercial litigation, appeals, administrative proceedings, and employment disputes. Acting for parties of all sizes, he has represented leading global financial institutions, manufacturers, telecommunications and transportation companies, as well as individual plaintiffs and defendants.

“We are very pleased that David has joined us!” says Managing Partner, Tom Curry. “He is an accomplished and exceptional advocate, and we look forward to adding his knowledge and expertise to our team.”

Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght, David practiced in the New York office of a top-tier international law firm for more than four years, where he was litigation counsel to American, Canadian, European, and Asian entities in a broad range of matters.

David obtained his law degree from the University of Toronto, where he graduated with honours. Prior to attending law school, David held a variety of positions in the Government of Ontario, including as senior advisor to the Minister of Energy and press secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure, Transportation, and Municipal Affairs and Housing. David also served in the Canadian Armed Forces as a Reservist for nearly nine years.

Welcome, David!

Lenczner Slaght

Widely recognized as Canada's leading litigation practice, Lenczner Slaght has successfully represented clients' interests in some of the country's most complex and high-profile cases. Our lawyers are distinguished by their depth of courtroom experience, appearing at all levels of the courts, before tribunals, and in mediation and arbitration proceedings. We're also known for our wealth of talent: Lenczner Slaght partners, ranked among the best of their peers nationally, recruit and mentor gifted litigators who uphold the highest professional standards. From commercial disputes and class actions to professional regulation and cross-border matters, we bring expert strategy to all areas of litigation.

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David Salter

Lenczner Slaght

Law School

University of Toronto

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Called to the New York Bar (2017)