Daniel is a Partner of Samis+Company and manages our Waterloo office. The son of a plaintiff lawyer, he decided in law school that he wanted to work for the insurance industry. Daniel's practice focuses on anything to do with coverage, including priority disputes, extra-provincial claims, and umbrellas. He is the co-author of the only auto insurance coverage law in Ontario text book, aptly titled Auto Insurance Coverage Law in Ontario (2017 LexisNexis).
Daniel is recognized in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading practitioner in the Litigation -- Commercial Insurance category. In 2013 he decided to get the Canadian Risk Management (CRM) Certificate. He now advises clients on all areas of risk management, including cyberbreaches, legal liability, and skydiving.
Daniel is a social media nut. He blogs for the Canadian Underwriter`s Insurance Blog. His twitter handle is @DanStrigberger. His favourite hashtags include #OntInsLaw, #Coverage, and #IceCream.
Daniel went to law school at the University of Ottawa. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 2002 and practiced in Toronto until he moved to Waterloo in 2010. Only 18 months later, Daniel was honoured as one of the Region`s Top 40 Under 40. Only 18 months after receiving the Top 40 Under 40, Daniel became the first recipient of that Award ever to spend three months living in a local retirement home.
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