Wotherspoon Law is a commercial litigation firm whose focus is crisis management, anti-counterfeiting, social media, intellectual property, technology and defamation.

Commercial litigator, problem solver, renaissance man, whose focus is always on helping clients succeed. One of David’s clients has said that he “has the strongest client relationship skills of any lawyer I’ve worked with in Canada or the US. I’ve lost count of the number of matters he’s gone to court for me on, and he has never lost any of them.” When it comes to early resolution, one client said, “Any company would be well served in retaining him to advise them when they need a win-win outcome for both sides." David has won a number of awards including being named one of Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers by Canadian Lawyer magazine in 2018.


"Whether it's legal advice, financial planning, or strategic consulting, David has the network to help his clients achieve their objectives. His focus on excellence ensures that every resource he recommends is of the highest quality and delivers results that meet or exceed his clients' expectations. David is committed to building strong relationships based on trust and respect."

"David achieved his LLB from the University of British Columbia in 1991. Prior to obtaining his law degree he received an BA (Hons) from Simon Fraser University and a Masters in Administration from the University of British Columbia. He was called to the British Columbia Bar in 1992. "

Recognitions and Awards

The Legal 500 Canada: Dispute Resolution; Intellectual Property

The Best Lawyers in Canada

The Canadian Lexpert Dictionary

Lexpert Special Edition - Canada's Leading Lawyers

Lexpert Special Edition: Technology and Health Sciences 2024

Thomson Reuters Stand-Out Lawyer

Justice Award by the Pivot Legal Society

Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers

Lexpert Zenith Award “Celebrating Change Agents in Law"

Harry Rankin QC Pro Bono Award