David Swayze received his Bachelor of Law degree from Dalhousie University and joined Meighen Haddad as an articling student in 1997, He was called to the Bar of Manitoba in 1998 and became a partner in 2003.
David has focused his practice on management side labour and employment law and represents many of the firm’s public sector, not for profit, and business clients advising them on matters relating to employment law, labour relations, human rights, and privacy. David’s clients include Assiniboine Community College, Brandon School Division, Brandon University and Prairie Mountain Health.
David has appeared before all levels of courts in Manitoba as well numerous administrative tribunals and boards of arbitration. He also represents the firm’s clients during collective bargaining. David is a Trademark Agent and provides advice in the area of intellectual property and technology law.
David was born and raised in Brandon and giving back to his community and his profession is a personal priority. He is a past President of the Brandon University Alumni Association. He served as a Bencher with the Law Society of Manitoba from 2008 to 2015 and served as President of Law Society from 2013 to 2014. Currently, David is the Council member representing Manitoba on the Federation of Law Societies of Canada and sits as Chair of the National Standing Committee on the Model Code of Professional Conduct. In addition, David often volunteers his time to provide education seminars on labour, employment and human rights law to human resource professionals, clients, and local business groups.
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