David attended Wilfrid Laurier University and obtained his B.A. in the Business Administration program. He then went on to attend Osgoode Law School at York University to acquire his law degree. Before joining GGFI Law David was practising law for over 45 years at his law firm of Amy, Appleby & Brennan LLP located in Waterloo.
Both David, and his former partner, Bill Appleby, are excited to continue to serve their existing clients and new clients as associate lawyers at GGFI
David represents and advises a significant number of registered charities and not-for-profit corporations in many areas such as incorporation, corporate governance and by-law development, foreign programming and charitable registrations. His clients include faith-based organizations, academic institutions, and social service and cultural organizations.
He also acts for a wide range of corporate and commercial clients, providing advice on incorporations, corporate reorganizations, the purchase and sale of businesses, as well as shareholder, partnership, and joint venture agreements.
David also provides his clients with Residential and Commercial Real Estate expertise.
Through his Wills and Estates practice, David works with clients to put their minds at ease about important decisions that impact their legacy and care at the end of their lives.
David has been an active board member on various charity and not-for-profit boards, including his church and various registered charities which are active locally and internationally.
David is married and has three adult children and is a proud grandfather. He enjoys boating, motorcycling and has coached minor sports. The Amy clan are known for their hospitality, which in no small part has been impacted by David’s belief in investing in the lives of others.