Daniel Wilband

Dan protects his clients' interests through his practice of labour and employment law and public interest litigation.

Dan is an associate with Pink Larkin in its Halifax office, and practices primarily in the areas of labour and employment law.

Dan recently served as a law clerk to the Honourable Justices Sharpe, Rouleau and Roberts of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. Before that, he articled with a well-known Toronto union-side labour law firm, gaining a healthy grounding in labour and employment, human rights, professional regulation, and constitutional and administrative law.

During law school, Dan was co-chair of the Labour Law Portfolio in the McGill Human Rights Working Group. He also volunteered at Project Genesis, a community organization in Montreal, providing the service’s users with legal help in housing law, welfare rights, public pensions and family allowances. Upon graduation, he won the Faculty’s Wainwright Essay Prize for research on labour injunctions.

Prior to studying law, Dan obtained a master’s degree in classics at Dalhousie University and taught at King’s College in Halifax.

Dan is engaged in the the broader pursuit of workplace justice and the advancement of vulnerable workers’ interests in his role as Atlantic Director of the Canadian Intern Association. He is a member of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers and the Canadian Bar Association.

Dan plays the guitar and banjo, and takes in as much live music as he can.

Year of Call
Nova Scotia, 2017
Ontario, 2016

Law School
LL.B./B.C.L., McGill University, 2015

M.A. in Classics, Dalhousie University, 2007
B.A. in Philosophy, St. Thomas University, 2004

Labour Law
Human Rights