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David M. Golden

Tel: 416 777 5408  Fax: 1 888 812 2558

David chairs the firm’s Health Care Institutions Group and co-chairs its Health Law Group. David’s civil litigation practice focuses on commercial litigation, health law and professional liability. He regularly appears before all levels of court, boards and tribunals that regulate the health care industry and the professions. David also represents barristers, solicitors and engineers in all courts and at arbitrations/mediations with respect to errors and omissions claims.

He routinely represents clients in commercial disputes that are resolved at trial or through mediation/arbitration.

David is counsel to the Ontario Long Term Care Association and the Ontario Retirement Communities Association.

David has lectured extensively on health law issues to both lawyers and health care professionals and regularly publishes articles on health law topics. He is frequently invited to participate as a conference speaker.

  • Leadership, Confidence, Partnership

    Ontario Retirement Communities Association 2010 Summer Conference, June 29, 2010

  • Legislative Developments

    Ontario Long Term Care Association Spring Retreat, June 17, 2010 

  • Developments on the Regulatory Landscape for Long Term Care

    3rd Canadian Seniors Housing Forum, March 8-9, 2010 

  • Ontario Long Term Care Winter Forum
  • Current Challenges for your Dental Practice

    Education Seminar for Ontario Dentists, November 5, 2009 

  • ORCA 2009 Summer Conference

    September 17, 2009 

  • The Long Term Care Homes Act and the Local Health System Integration Act: What Owners Need to Know
  • The Local Health System Integration Act, the Long Term Care Homes Act, and Other “New” Legislation: What You Need To Know

    Long Term Care & Retirement Communities Convention & Trade Show

  • Risk Management – LTC Homes Performance Improvement and Compliance

    Osgoode Conference Program Chair

  • Attending Physicians in Residential Care - There’s More to it than a Stipend

    ORCA 2008 Summer Conference, September 18, 2008 

More Speaking & Writing
  • The Advocates' Society
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Past Chair of the Health Law Sections of both the Canadian and Ontario Bar Associations
  • Past Member, Canadian Bar Association’s national task force on health care resource allocation
  • National Secretary/Board Member – Jerusalem Foundation of Canada



  • LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, 1983