Associate Lawyer – Rudner MacDonald LLP
David is an Associate at Rudner MacDonald LLP, a boutique law firm specializing in Canadian Employment Law.
David has unique experience assisting both employees and employers with all aspects of the employment relationship. While in law school, David spent a summer as a legal intern at the United Nations Headquarters advising employees of their contractual rights during and at the termination of their employment. During articling, David completed an internal secondment with his firm’s employment department where he drafted employment contracts, assisted in the defence of wrongful terminations and unjust dismissal claims and successfully appeared for employers in small claims court.
David earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Windsor where he consistently ranked in the top 10% of his class. During law school, David volunteered his time with numerous clubs and organizations, such as serving as President of Canadian Lawyers Abroad and the Windsor Law Athletic Society and organizing fundraising for the Downtown Mission.
David is extremely passionate about volunteering. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for SkateABLE, a non-profit that enriches the lives of persons with disabilities by offering adaptive ice skating programs and has recently been involved with other organizations such as Special Olympics Ontario, Spinal Chord Injury Ontario and Relay for Life.
David graduated Summa Cum Laude from York University where he earned his Honours Bachelor of Administrative Studies majoring in Management. While earning his degree, David spent a semester studying abroad in Uppsala, Sweden.
Prior to joining Rudner MacDonald, David completed his articles at a leading full-service Toronto law firm. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 2016.
In his spare time, David enjoys spending time with family and friends, travelling and playing sports. David is active in hockey, softball, golf, squash, tennis and football.