Daniel I. Reisler

Senior Practice Counsel

4800 – 100 King Street West
Toronto, Ontario, M5X 2A2

Bar Admissions

  • Law Society of Ontario, 1980


  • LL.B., University of Windsor (1978)

Professional Accreditations and Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Defence Lawyers
  • International Association of Defence Counsel
  • DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar

About Lawyer

Daniel Reisler joined Aviva Trial Lawyers as Senior Practice Counsel in February 2021, and is based in the Toronto office. Prior to joining Aviva Daniel was founding partner of Reisler Franklin LLP in 2000, which became Reisler Law PC in 2018. Daniel is a Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation and has practiced insurance defence litigation his entire career. Although he has extensive experience advising on liability, damages and coverage issues he is best known as a trial lawyer and primarily as a jury trial lawyer. In addition to numerous appearances at Bench trials and in the Court of Appeal, Daniel has been lead counsel on approximately 150 jury cases. Daniel maintains a keen interest in teaching and mentoring law students and lawyers. He taught Civil Trial Advocacy at Queen’s University Law School for 9 years and is a frequent speaker and author at continuing education programs, in addition to informally mentoring scores of students and young lawyers. 

Personal Interests

Daniel’s personal interests include music appreciation, especially jazz, and various outdoor pursuits including wilderness adventure travel.