Managing partner of Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP, Rob Centa acts in all areas of advocacy, with an emphasis on public law, business litigation, and executive employment disputes. He has acted for clients in partnership and shareholder rights disputes, commercial litigation, major insolvencies, commercial arbitrations, restrictive covenant and confidential information cases, and intellectual property 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 the Lead Commission Counsel to the Red Hill Valley Parkway Inquiry and is listed in the Chambers & Partners Global Guide. He has also been regularly recognized in professional publications listing leading lawyers. 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, Rob clerked for the Justices of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
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