Linda Rothstein is a senior partner at Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP. She is best known for probing cross-examinations, strategic advice and behind-the-scenes counsel work on high-stakes cases. She practises in civil & administrative litigation with expertise in class actions, commercial litigation, professional liability & misconduct, public law, employment & human rights, and judicial review & appeals. Her high-profile work as Commission Counsel to the Inquiry into Pediatric Forensic Pathology and lead counsel to the Motherisk Hair Analysis Review has cemented her reputation as one of Ontario’s leading advocates. Linda was given OBA's Award of Excellence in Civil Litigation in 2018 and is ranked by Chambers as "a top litigator." She is recognized in the Lexpert® Special Edition — Litigation 2019 and The Best Lawyers in Canada since 2006. She was awarded the Law Society Medal by the LSO, the Award of Distinction from the Toronto Lawyers Association, the Lexpert Zenith Award in 2013 and the University of Toronto Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2014. In 2021, Linda was the recipient of The Advocates' Society Medal and has been named one of the Top 25 Women in Litigation and one of the Top 50 Trial Lawyers in Canada by Benchmark Litigation.