David L. Thomas Of Counsel
David Thomas is currently on leave from the firm, having received a Governor in Council appointment to become Chairperson of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal in Ottawa. His appointment expires in 2021.
Prior to his appointment, David acted for a variety of individuals and companies, both in Canada and abroad. David started his career with a large law firm, specializing in corporate and commercial law. He left the big firm environment in 1994 with a vision to create a small firm that could better cater to the needs of employers and immigrants relocating to Vancouver from all over the world. He merged his busy practice with MKS in 2014.
David attended the University of British Columbia and the American College of Switzerland where he received his Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in International Political Studies in 1985. He completed his law degree at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto in 1988 and was called to the Bar in British Columbia in 1989.