Don Rosenbloom is a retired Vancouver lawyer who had an extensive background as a civil litigator, having handled historic legal cases involving aboriginal, environmental, civil rights, and constitutional matters. He represented the National Association of Japanese Canadians regarding the redress settlement for that community’s WWII internment.
Concerning environmental litigation, he was the lawyer on a number of major BC court decisions, and was legal counsel to the David Suzuki Foundation for 20 years. Don was junior counsel on the historic SCC Nisga’a aboriginal rights case in 1971. He has appeared before Canadian Parliamentary Committees and a U.S. Congressional Committee. More recently he represented the Government of Poland at the Braidwood Taser Inquiry, and has appeared at a number of other royal commissions.
He has sat on many boards concerning the arts, environment, children’s health, and sports. He was a founding director of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Bid Corporation. Don taught as an adjunct professor at the UBC Law School for 20 years.