Donald C. DeLorenzo’s areas of specialization are civil and commercial litigation, employment law, municipal law, administrative law, and commercial transactions.
He has considerable trial and appellate experience before the Superior Court of Justice, Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal, and before various administrative tribunals, including the Normal Farm Practices Protection Board and the Appeals Committee of the Ontario Hockey Federation and Hockey Canada.
Don has extensive experience representing parties on both sides of transactions and disputes, including employers and employees in employment disputes, and purchasers and vendors in complex business transactions. This experience provides Don with a comprehensive perspective and understanding of transaction nuances and competing priorities, which he utilizes to achieve the most favourable outcomes for his clients.
A long time resident of the Niagara Region, Don received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Cornell University in 1977, and his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Ontario in 1984. He was called to the bar in 1986, and has acted as a co-chairman of a shareholder’s rights program presented by the Law Society of Upper Canada.
Don is a golf and auto-racing enthusiast who is very active in the Niagara community. He has previously held directorships on the Boards of the St. Catharines Club, the St. Catharines General Hospital Foundation, and the Niagara Falls Humane Society. Don has also been active in fundraising for the United Way.