David How (he/him/his) is a member of the 2022-2023 Articling Student class at Cassels and previously summered with the firm. David completed his joint Juris Doctor/Bachelor of Civil Law degrees at McGill University Faculty of Law. He is currently on the Board of Directors of the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers BC. While attending law school, David volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada, where assisted with a Supreme Court of Canada case, and with the Legal Information Clinic at McGill. David also represented McGill at the 28th Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot where he placed in the top 25th percentile of oralists. David spent a summer working at a full service law firm in Singapore and has extensive experience in the restaurant industry.
Prior to studying law, David graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Honours with International Relations and in Sociology at the University of British Columbia and completed two exchanges to the National University of Singapore. During his undergraduate studies, David was the President of the Chinese Varsity Club, designed and ran a course on queer Asian communities through the Student Directed Seminar program, and wrote his Honours thesis on the economics of queer social movements in Singapore. David is fluent in French.
In his spare time, David is an avid home cook and is always looking to add to his growing list of countries travelled to and wines/beers tasted. David also enjoys playing ultimate frisbee and volleyball, being much better at the former than the latter.