Orlando Da Silva
Orlando Da Silva, counsel in the Indigenous Litigation Team of the Ministry of the Attorney General, has been a litigator for 25 years, conducting complex Indigenous and corporate-commercial litigation.
    Orlando Da Silva, counsel in the Indigenous Litigation Team of the Ministry of the Attorney General, has been a litigator for 25 years, conducting complex Indigenous and corporate-commercial litigation. He was a partner at BLG prior to joining the Ontario Public Service. From 2014-2015, Orlando served as the President of the Ontario Bar Association, where he made wellness in the profession a priority for his term. In that capacity and many others, Orlando has made many contributions to the legal profession and the community at large, including founding award-winning workplace wellness support tools, which attracted international recognition.In recognition of his many contributions, Orlando has been awarded the Law Society Medal, the OBA Distinguished Service Award, The Tom Marshall Award of Excellence for Public Sector Lawyers, and the CAMH Transforming Lives Award. In 2015, Orlando was named one of the 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada by Canadian Lawyer Magazine.”