David W. Levangie

David Levangie
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David Levangie is a Partner in Fogler, Rubinoff’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. He maintains a general litigation practice with a focus on complex commercial litigation and arbitrations.

David also has broad and diverse experience in administrative law, particularly in education related matters and is a past Chair of the Ontario Bar Association Education Law Section.

David has extensive experience in cases considering breach of contract, shareholder disputes, oppression and breaches of fiduciary duties. David has acted as lead counsel before all levels of Court in Ontario, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal, arbitration panels, and administrative and regulatory Tribunals.

In 2016, David was the recipient of the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Social Sciences Outstanding Alumni Award for his exceptional contributions to the community.

In 2005, David obtained a B.Soc.Sc. in Criminology and Political Science, graduating Summa Cum Laude, and was awarded the Silver Medal for the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ottawa. He obtained an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2008 and was called to the Ontario bar in 2009.

David is proud of his 6 years of service in the Canadian Armed Forces. During his service he was the recipient of numerous awards, including Soldier of the Year for his Regiment, and Service Person of the Year for the entire Communications Group (comprised of Regiments and Units across Ontario).

Education & Memberships


Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B., 2008
University of Ottawa, B.Soc. Sc., 2005

Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Silver Medallist


Ontario Bar Association

Chair, OBA, Education Law Section 2012-2013

Vice Chair, OBA, Education Law Section 2011-2012

Canadian Bar Association

Awards and Recognition

The Canadian Lexpert® Directory

Leading Lawyers to Watch – Litigation, Corporate Commercial

Winner, 2023 Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40
University of Ottawa's Faculty of Social Sciences Outstanding Alumni Award, 2016