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Robert A. Centa
Managing Partner

Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP

Managing partner of Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP, Rob Centa acts in all areas of advocacy, with an emphasis on public law and business litigation. He has acted for clients in partnership and shareholder rights disputes, commercial litigation, major insolvencies, commercial arbitrations, and in copyright and trademark disputes. He regularly acts for universities and other public institutions and has extensive experience in public inquiries, including as Assistant Commission Counsel to the Goudge Inquiry into Pediatric Forensic Pathology in Ontario. He is listed in the Chambers & Partners Global Guide as an up and coming litigator. He has also been recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada (2006 to 2015) and Lexpert® (2005) as a Public Law Litigator. In November 2008, Lexpert® named Mr. Centa one of Canada’s "Leading Lawyers Under 40". He was the 2014 recipient of the prestigious Douglas K. Laidlaw Medal for Excellence in Advocacy. In 1999, Mr. Centa received the gold medal and the Dean Cecil A. Wright Key from the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. Prior to his call to the Ontario Bar, Mr. Centa clerked for the Justices of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.

Year Called to the Bar:2001 (ON)
155 Wellington Street W, Fl 35
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 646-4314
Fax: (416) 646-4301
E-mail: robert.centa@paliareroland.com

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