BA (Hons)(Queen’s), JD (Osgoode), LLM (Harvard), SJD Candidate (Toronto), of the Bar of Ontario
Daniel Del Gobbo is a Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) Candidate at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, attending with the support of the CBA Viscount Bennett and SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships. His current research considers the use of alternative dispute resolution and systems design processes in preventing, addressing, and resolving gender- and sexuality-based conflicts, including campus sexual misconduct and workplace sexual harassment in Canada and the United States. Previously, Mr. Del Gobbo earned a Master of Laws (LLM) from Harvard Law School and a Juris Doctor (JD) from Osgoode Hall Law School.
Mr. Del Gobbo is also an Adjunct Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, lecturing and leading small group discussions in “Lawyer as Negotiator,” a professional skills-based course, and designing and teaching “Dispute Settlement,” an advanced, upper-year research seminar in ADR and dispute systems design. Before entering academia, he maintained a busy litigation practice in both the private and public sectors, working for two multinational law firms as well as one of the largest social housing providers in North America.
Mr. Del Gobbo’s academic and advocacy work are committed to the public interest. He has assisted Professors Catharine MacKinnon at Harvard and Harry Arthurs at Osgoode with substantive research and writing on the topics of sex equality and the accessibility of the legal profession in Ontario. He has also advised organizations including the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF), Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA), and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on projects related to dispute resolution, women’s rights, and LGBT equality in Canada.