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Practice Areas

Corporate-commercial litigation; securities litigation; shareholder disputes; trials and appeals, including the Supreme Court of Canada and regularly appearing before the Court of Appeal of Ontario and other provinces; administrative law; employment and labour law; white collar criminal litigation; constitutional and Charter of Rights litigation.

Professional Memberships

Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers (Eastern Canadian Chair); Fellow, International Society of Barristers; Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and former Ontario Provincial Chair; Honourary Member of COMBAR; Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; The Advocates' Society (former Director); Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation; International Association of Jurists; Canadian Civil Liberties Association; Canadian Bar Association.


1970 LLB Osgoode Hall Law School; 1971 LLM University of Texas at Austin; 1973 called to the Bar with Honours; 2001 a founding partner of litigation boutique Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP; 2016 recipient of the OBA Award of Excellence in Civil Litigation; 2004 Recipient of The Law Society Medal; awarded the Order of Ontario in 2011. Selected as one of Toronto's 50 Most Influential People, Toronto Life, 2013. Recognized in Best Lawyers as one of a group of 39 "most eminent and influential Bet-the-Company Litigators" from across Canada.