David’s practice is focused on complex commercial litigation, fraud, and securities litigation. He has acted on some of the largest civil fraud claims in Ontario and has extensive experience managing complex litigation involving large volumes of documentary disclosure and multiple parties. David takes a long range, strategic approach to litigation, and has a proven track record of obtaining results for his clients.
David has successfully defended clients at trial in claims involving tens of millions of dollars in dispute. He has successfully brought complex claims to trial, and has successfully defended clients in class action litigation. David appears regularly before the Superior Court and Court of Appeal for Ontario and has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada. He is a dedicated advocate who is committed to the highest standards of ethics, expertise and client service in his practice.
David has extensive overseas business experience and brings solid business judgment to his clients’ litigation matters. David articled at a major Bay Street law firm.
- Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.M
- McGill University, B.C.L, LL.B
- McGill University, B.A.
David graduated with a First Class Honours B.A. in History and Political Science from McGill University and obtained Civil and Common Law degrees with Distinction, also from McGill University. He placed second overall in Canada in the country’s largest advocacy competition, the Phillip. C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. David holds a Master of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School in Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution and has lectured on class actions at the McGill University Faculty of Law.
David is also a designated Certified Fraud Examiner with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
- Successful Class Action Defence
- Successful Summary Judgment to Enforce Share Put Right (Upheld by Court of Appeal for Ontario)
- Successful Trial Defence in $20 Million Fraud Claim
- Successful Trial against Foreign Exchange Dealer
- “Corporate Identification, New Uses for an Old Doctrine”, Feature Article, Summer 2019 edition Advocates’ Journal
- Certification of Class Actions in Ontario, BCF Class Action NetLetter, November 1, 2020 – Issue 23
- Ontario Bar Association, Civil Litigation Insider, November 2020
- David Milosevic interviews the Chief Justices of the Ontario Court of Justice, Ontario Superior Court and the Court of Appeal for Ontario for the Ontario Bar Association Civil Litigation section, January 12, 2021
- David Milosevic interviews the Attorney General of Ontario, the Honourable Doug Downey, on court modernization in response to Covid-19 on behalf of the Ontario Bar Association Civil Litigation section, March 11, 2021
- David Milosevic interviews the 18th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, the Rt.Hon Richard Wagner, October 3, 2021
- Editor, Ontario Bar Association Civil Litigation Section Insider, Covid 19, Rights vs Mandates?, February 2022
- Interviewer, Ontario Bar Association, Civil Litigation Insider, October 2022
- Contributing Author to “Class Actions in Canada and Beyond”, Lexis Nexis, November 2022
- Co-chair, Ontario Bar Association, Your First Civil Trial, March 6, 2020
- Presenter, Osgoode Hall Law School, Professional Development, Civil Litigator’s Survival Guide to Evidence Program, November 6, 2020
- Co-Chair, Advocates’ Society Litigator’s Guide to the Business of Law, The Litigator’s Guide to the Business of Law (advocates.ca), May 26, 2021
- Presenter, Law Society of Ontario, Simplifying the Complex Motion “Certificates of Pending Litigation”, October 5, 2021
- Moderator: Advocates’ Society Speaker Series: “Legal Issues Surrounding Vaccine Mandates”, October 28, 2021
- David Milosevic is interviewed on “Canadian Justice” on the recent Supreme Court of British Columbia decision 2021 BCSC 2184 (CanLII) | Rogers v Rogers Communications Inc. | CanLII involving the battle for control at Rogers Communications Inc. https://youtu.be/E3HPctqMBdA
- Presenter, Ontario Bar Association, Litigating Real Estate Matters, January 19, 2022
- Moderator, Advocates’ Society Speaker Series on the Business of Law, February 24, 2022
- Co-Chair, Ontario Bar Association, Persuasive Legal Writing, September 21, 2022
- Presenter, Ontario Bar Association, Business Development for Litigators, October 26, 2022
- Presenter, Law Society of Ontario, The Nuts & Bolts of Examinations for Discovery, June 1, 2023