David Zacks, Q.C. Director David Zacks is a partner emeritus and senior counsel at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, with expertise in the area of corporate law. A graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School, Mr. Zacks is a Life Bencher of the Law Society of BC, having served as a bencher (2002-09) and on several of the Law Society’s committees and task forces. He is also recognized in numerous prestigious directories, including the 2014 Lexpert / American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (Banking & Financial Institutions) and the 2013 Best Lawyers in Canada (Banking and Finance Law and Project Finance Law). He was appointed Queen’s Counsel (BC) in 2002. In addition to his professional and community background, David Zacks brings a depth of knowledge about board governance to the BC Cancer Foundation.