- Employers Beware: An Employee Charged Criminally for Sexual Assault May Not Be Sufficient Grounds To Terminate with Cause by David Elmaleh, February 26, 2016
- Superior Court Re-Affirms that Bus Drivers are Held to a Higher Standard of Care by David Elmaleh and Michael Blinick, February 18, 2016
- Divisional Court Comments on Termination Rights of Employer during Probation Period by David Elmaleh, First published to a client employment law newsletter., February 09, 2016
- Judiciary to the Bar: Make Contemporaneous Notes and Take Written Instructions by David Elmaleh and Aryeh Samuel, January 28, 2016
- Employment Contracts: New Term? New Consideration! by David Elmaleh, First Published in the OBA Labour & Employment Law Newsletter, December 22, 2015
- Sometimes a Swimming Pool is just a Swimming Pool by David Elmaleh, Toronto Lawyers Association - Toronto Law Journal, March 01, 2013
- Apportioning Liability in Single-Vehicle Accidents: The Clash between Contributory Negligence, the Driver’s Liability, and a Municipality’s Duty of Care by David Elmaleh, Ontario Bar Association - Insurance Law Section, March 01, 2012
- The Interpretation of Contracts: When Courts refuse to use Extrinsic Evidence by David Elmaleh, Ontario Bar Association - Civil Litigation Section, January 01, 2012
- Liability of Vehicle Owners: The Ontario Superior Court of Justice's Decision in Case v. Coseco Insurance Co. by David Elmaleh, MB Transportation Practice Group Seminar, November 09, 2011
- Enforcing Letters Rogatory: A warning to connected businesses operating in multiple jurisdictions by David Elmaleh, OBA Journal - Volume 19, No. 1 - Young Lawyers' Division, October 31, 2011
A Focus on Insurance Defence & Energy Litigation
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.