David A. Wright

David A. Wright

Hearing & Appeal Chair, Law Society Tribunal Lawyer

Biography

David A. Wright has been Chair of the Law Society Tribunal and its predecessor since September 2013. For the previous six years, he was an adjudicator at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, serving as Vice-chair, Interim Chair, and Associate Chair. He completed his B.A. in History at the University of Windsor and his LL.B. and B.C.L. at the Faculty of Law of McGill University. Mr. Wright articled as law clerk to Madame Justice Claire L’Heureux-Dubé of the Supreme Court of Canada, and then completed his LL.M. at New York University. Prior to becoming an adjudicator, his litigation practice focused on labour and administrative law, human rights, professional discipline and civil litigation. He speaks frequently at conferences, has taught at Osgoode Hall Law School as an adjunct professor, and is the author of several law journal articles. Mr. Wright is currently an executive board member of the Council of Canadian Administrative Tribunals. He is fluently bilingual in English and French.