Partner, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Domenic Crolla is a partner with Gowlings’ Ottawa office. His practice emphasizes professional and product liability, health law, and information technology matters. He counsels clients in a litigious and non-litigious setting. Additionally, he has an active interest in the application of information technology to professional practice, particularly in relation to the practice of law and medicine.
Domenic is an advocate before all levels of courts and administrative tribunals. He has appeared in a number of complex matters in both a trial and appellate capacity. Domenic is a frequent author and lecturer, the Editor of Electronic Healthcare Law Review (LexisNexis Butterworths), teaches in Osgoode’s LL.M in Health Law programme, and was the Regional Director of Osgoode Hall Law School’s LL.M in E-Business. He participated in the drafting of a proposed convention on Telehealth as part of the work of the Sub Committee of Law and Medicine, General Practice Section, International Bar Association (1998 -1999). He is a member of the Steering Committee for the CBA Legal Futures Initiative responsible for the Futures: Transforming the Delivery of Legal Services in Canada report. He is a member of a number of professional societies and has served as trustee, secretary, treasurer, vice-president and president for the County of Carleton Law Association. He is the past chair of the Medicine and the Law Committee of the Division of Legal Practice, International Bar Association and a past director of the Advocates’ Society and Bar-Ex Communications. Between 2007 and 2010, Domenic was a member of Gowling’s Executive Committee and held the position of Firm Managing Partner, Internal. Domenic is also Honourary Counsel to REACH, a national non-profit, charitable organization for persons with disabilities.