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David Palumbo

Baker & McKenzie LLP


David Palumbo is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Toronto office. David is Chair of the Toronto Diversity and Inclusion Committee and a member of the Student Committee. He serves as Vice-Chair of the Executive Board of the You Can Play Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring the inclusion of all in sports, and co-chair of the Toronto legal community's largest annual fundraiser, AIDSbeat, in support of the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR). He also serves as counsel and a member of the Board of the Italian Contemporary Film Festival.

Practice Focus

David practices securities and corporate law, focusing on public and private financings by both private and public issuers in sectors including healthcare and life sciences/biotechs, investment funds, asset management and regulatory compliance. He advises issuers and investment dealers in connection with registration matters and the establishment, operation and administration of publicly offered and privately placed investment funds, including hedge funds, closed-end funds, mutual funds and the placement of securities in Canada of foreign issuers.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association - Member
  • Law Society of Ontario - Member
  • Ontario Bar Association - Member


  • Ontario~Canada (2006)


  • University of Windsor (LL.B.) (2005)
  • University of Western Ontario (B.A. Honours) (2000)