When I was invited to join the firm when it began, I knew HSH would be creating a small, collegial environment with senior lawyers who truly care about the needs of their clients. And that, I am pleased to say, is exactly the kind of firm we have become.


David J. Levy

Managing Partner

Howie, Sacks & Henry – David J. Levy


LExpert Ranked

David’s practice is devoted to personal injury litigation on behalf of seriously injured accident victims. He has conducted numerous Trials in our Courts, and Arbitrations before The Financial Services Commission of Ontario. Pragmatic by nature, David believes that it is the needs of his clients and their long-term quality of life that are central, above all else.

David has spent almost his entire career at HSH; first as an associate, and as a partner since 2004. Now, as managing partner of the firm, he continues to uphold HSH’s long-standing values and dedication to our clients.

David holds membership and leadership roles in several professional associations and is regularly invited to speak and lecture at their events and seminars. He has lectured on insurance law at Osgoode Hall Law School and is an occasional contributor on CFRB 1010. David is recognized by Lexpert and Best Lawyer Canada as a leading lawyer in personal injury litigation.

Representative Cases

  • Cipriani v. Chang & Chang, 2013 ONSC 7624
  • State Farm v. Bunyan, 2013 ONSC 6670
  • J.K. v. Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company, 2011 FSCO A10-001397
  • Kayhan v. Greve, 2011 ONSC 872
  • Bunyan et al. v. Enns et al, 2010 ONSC 216
  • Daniel Cole v. Allstate Insurance Company of Canada, 2005 FSCO A04-001504
  • Allstate Insurance Company of Canada v. Daniel Cole, Appeal 2003 P10-00016
  • Daniel Cole v. Allstate Insurance Company of Canada, 2001 FSCO A99-000366

Lawyer Referrals

Settlements and Verdicts

Client Reunion Videos

  • Allison: Alison was hit by a car while standing on a sidewalk which resulted in losing her ability to walk. David made it possible to provide Alison with years of rehabilitation so that she can walk again. Their touching reunion (video).
  • Beulah: Despite a significant emotional illness, Beulah was denied long-term disability benefits from the very insurance company she had a working relationship with. David took on her insurance company, fought for her benefits and got her life back. Their touching reunion (video).

Client Testimonials

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Toronto Lawyers Association
  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Ontario Trial Lawyers Association

Speaking and Teaching Engagements


Honors and Awards

  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory – Repeatedly Recommended in Personal Injury Law


  • Admitted to the Ontario Bar, 1999
  • LLB, McGill University, Faculty of Law, 1997
  • BCL, McGill University, Faculty of Law, 1997
  • BA, McGill University, 1993

David J. Levy’s Team

Claudeen Hudson
Assistant to David J. Levy
Lesley Tersigni
Law Clerk
Orit Winkler
Law Clerk
Tonia Jiao
Assistant to Orit Winkler