David Elmaleh



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A Focus on Insurance Defence & Energy Litigation

Direct: 416.862.6298
Fax: 416.860.0003
Bar Admission: 2012
Location: Toronto


David's broad civil and criminal litigation practice involves defending both institutional and individual clients, with an emphasis on insurance defence and coverage, commercial matters and disputes in the energy sector. He has acted for a variety of professionals facing criminal or regulatory charges, including police officers, pharmacists, and veterinarians.

Appearing before all levels of court in Ontario, including the Court of Appeal, has given David experience beyond his years. Whether it be managing his own growing practice, or assisting senior counsel in defending catastrophic personal injury claims, David uses his dynamic and creative talents to help clients resolve their legal issues effectively and efficiently.

David is the co-chair of the firm’s Energy Law Practice group, and routinely advocates on behalf of clients in complex and technical disputes in the innovative renewable energy sector.

David joined McCague Borlack LLP in 2010 as a summer student. After articling with the firm in 2011, David joined the firm as an associate in 2012, and became a partner in 2016. When not in the courtroom, David is actively involved in community work. Some of David's most meaningful leadership roles included coaching basketball at his alma mater, as well as chairing the alumni committee of the summer camp he attended as a child.