David H. Hill

Founding Partner

Founding Partner, David H. Hill, continues to be a leader in Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall’s key departments, including business, not-for-profit and charitable organizations, with an emphasis on corporate accountability and governance; life sciences and health care; and government relations.

A member of the Order of Canada, David has exhibited, in his legal work, leadership at the firm and in his many community and volunteer activities, the ability to break new ground while building something solid and dependable. David’s approach to the law is part of the ideological foundation of the firm. He provides clients a trusted direction, focused dedication to each client’s unique attributes and efficiency in achieving results.

  • Admitted to the Ontario Bar, 1967
  • Appointed Queen’s Counsel, 1982
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • County of Carleton Law Association
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
Professional Activities
  • Order of Canada
  • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
  • Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal
  • 125th Anniversary of Confederation of Canada Medal
  • Canada Volunteer Award Certificate of Merit
  • United Way Community Builder Award
  • Gordon F. Henderson Award of the County of Carleton Law Association
  • Loeb Health Research Institute at The Ottawa Hospital (now the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute) Medal
  • Biomedical Sciences Research Ambassador Award of Partners in Research
  • President’s Recognition Award of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police
Community Involvement
  • Extensive lecturer and author
  • Extensive memberships, directorships and officer positions with a wide variety of local community and national organizations in fields of health, law enforcement and politics.
Honorary Memberships
  • Canadian Cancer Society
  • Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Rideau Club
  • Canadian Society of Horticultural Science
  • Canadian Council for Tobacco Control
Honorary Counsel
  • Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police
Areas of Expertise