David graduated from the Faculty of Law at McGill University in 1988 with degrees in both civil law (B.C.L.) and common law (LL.B).
He articled and was an associate at the Toronto law firm Goodman & Goodman (now Goodmans LLP) from 1988 to 1993. He has been a member of the Ontario Bar since 1990 and is currently licensed to practice law in Ontario as well in the Canadian Federal Courts.
David formed Shiller & Shiller with his brother Brian in 1994. The firm became Shillers, LLP in 2005. Gil joined the firm as an articling student in 2004 and became a partner in 2009. Jordan joined the firm as an associate in 2013.
David has handled a wide variety of civil litigation matters over his 26 years of practice including cases involving shareholder and partnership disputes, wrongful dismissal and employment law, condominiums, government scandals, bankruptcy, insolvency, civil fraud, commercial landlord-tenant disputes, municipal elections, liquor licensing, trademark, copyright, defamation, professional negligence and commercial real estate.
David is also an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law where he teaches Trial Advocacy.
Injunctions to Restrain Public Interest Picketing by David Shiller.
Presented June 14, 1999 at Ontario Bar Association Continuing Education Conference
“The Law of Injunctions: An Update”
Civil Court Weapons Against Departing Employees by David Shiller.
Presented November 8, 2005 at Ontario Bar Association Continuing Education Conference
“When the Going is Bad: How to Avoid Harm Caused by Departing Employees”