Dalton is one of the most experienced and preeminent litigators in the Firm with an impressive record of success on difficult matters. Clients note that he is a "top litigation and arbitration lawyer who demonstrates incredible skill, innovation, strategy, client service and is laser focused on achieving great results."
For approximately 30 years, Dalton has acted as lead counsel in some of the leading and high-profile litigation and arbitration cases in Canada. He is retained where a case is of strategic importance, complex and where success is critical. He is a highly respected courtroom litigator of significant skill and a trusted advisor to some of the most successful companies and people in Canada. Dalton is also a well-known appellate lawyer. He deals with a wide range of commercial matters, including contract, fraud, energy, cybersecurity, class action defence, competition and a host of other commercial matters.
His vast experience in litigation and arbitration includes the successful defence of complex multibillion-dollar claims, including one recently nominated by Benchmark Canada as "Impact Case of the Year." He has a well-earned reputation of helping clients navigate challenging legal disputes to obtain great results. He has a deep understanding of the complexities involved, and strategies required, in commercial disputes. His commitment and work ethic are unwavering. Dalton is the go-to lawyer for those seeking a skilled, aggressive and highly experienced litigator.
Dalton was appointed as a King's Counsel (KC) in 2010 and is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb). He also undertakes extensive pro bono work as described below and was awarded the Terry Fox Humanitarian Award in recognition of that work.