Daniel Waldman

Daniel Waldman

Daniel Waldman is a lawyer in the litigation group at the Toronto office of Dickinson Wright LLP. He practices complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on commercial leasing, commercial real estate, construction law and debt collection. Daniel represents a range of clients including commercial landlords, REITs and international construction companies. Prior to joining Dickinson Wright, Daniel practiced litigation at a specialized boutique firm and at a national full-service firm. Daniel also worked as litigation counsel at the Ontario Securities Commission, where he also completed his articles.

It is our responsibility as litigators to help ease court delays

It is our responsibility as litigators to help ease court delays

Exploiting systemic delays as a strategy ultimately harms everyone

Why we should not take solicitor-client privilege for granted

A recent Superior Court of Justice decision highlights its possible vulnerability

Elias decision shows judiciary is willing to address racism when granting equitable remedies

Judge finds landlord’s perception of Black restaurateur tenants “stereotypical”

Unconscionability in the wake of Uber Technologies Inc. v. Heller

Uber does not mean agreements will be thrown out en masse, even when parties are on unequal footing

Recent enforcement decisions put cart before the horse

Provincial courts are sanctioning execution before judgment and after discharge

Settlement offers and agreements are here to stay

Two recent Ontario decisions show courts’ commitment to advancing and honouring settlements

Allocate more resources to Small Claims Court to alleviate increased burden

Reforms to the Ontario justice system may compound the problems they are meant to solve

Disclosure obligations are not just evidentiary

Disclosure obligations are not just evidentiary

A recent Ontario Superior Court decision shows that If a lawyer fails to disclose, the client faces the consequences, says Daniel Waldman