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DMG Advocates hires new associate

Monday, August 09, 2021 @ 1:42 PM | By John Chunn

DMG Advocates announced that Max Libman has joined the firm as an associate, practising corporate commercial litigation.

According to the firm's press release, prior to joining DMG Advocates, Libman worked as a staff lawyer for the Ontario Long-Term Care COVID-19 Commission. He helped the commission investigate and assess the response of various parties — including the province of Ontario and its long-term care providers — to the spread of COVID-19 in Ontario’s long-term care homes.

From 2018-2020, Libman served as a staff lawyer for the Collingwood Judicial Inquiry. The inquiry examined and evaluated the processes used by the Town of Collingwood to both sell a major town asset and procure new facilities.

As an articling student with the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General, Crown Law Office – Civil, Libman worked in a number of litigation areas including: Aboriginal law, personal injury law, class proceedings and judicial review applications. Prior to his articling experience, he worked as a summer student at the Kenora district office of Legal Aid Ontario.

Libman is a graduate of the McGill University Faculty of Law and holds degrees in both civil law and common law. While in law school, he was a member of McGill’s delegation to the Winkler Class Actions Moot and volunteered at the McGill Legal Information Clinic. In his final year at McGill, he served as a teaching assistant and course leader for the faculty’s Legal Ethics and Advocacy course.