David S. Alli

Partner, Toronto

Direct: 416.864.7324
Main: 416.362.1011
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Year of Call: Ontario, 2013
  • Biography

David Alli is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. He advises employers on a variety of labour and employment issues, with a particular focus on wrongful dismissal defence litigation, human rights and accommodation matters. David also regularly works with clients to implement policies and strategies to maintain and develop healthy, respectful workplaces.

As an experienced advocate, David has successfully represented clients in appellate proceedings, wrongful dismissal litigation, human rights applications, Ministry of Labour complaints and labour grievances. He also provides daily advice to clients to assist with legal compliance and strategy.

David is a member of the firm’s Litigation, Human Rights, Municipal, Employment Equity, and Financial Practice Groups.

In his spare time David is an Ontario Bar Association member of council and has served as a director and second vice-president with the Peel Law Association. David has been a member of the teaching team of the “Lawyer as Negotiator” course at Osgoode Hall Law School and regularly presented on negotiation and cognitive bias.

Memberships & Affiliations

Canadian Bar Association – Member

Canadian Association of Black Lawyers – Member

Ontario Bar Association – Member at Large (Labour & Employment Law Section Executive), Council Member, and Member (Civil Litigation)

Peel Law Association – Director, Second Vice-President

Select Publications & Presentations

“HR Employment and Labour Law Conference” Human Resources Professionals Association, Northwestern Ontario (May 10 & May 11, 2018)

“Sexual Harassment in the Workplace” ACSESS Toronto Chapter (April 13, 2018)

“High Heels: Stomping Out a Workplace Requirement” Wood Industry Magazine (July 2017)

“Disability Access: Are you Compliant?” Wood Industry Magazine (August 2016)


Osgoode Hall Law School, J.D.

York University, B.A. (Magna Cum Laude)