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Partner of Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP, one of Ontario’s top litigation boutiques. Linda has a diverse practice encompassing many areas of civil and administrative litigation with particular expertise in class actions, commercial litigation, professional liability, public law and appeals. In addition, Linda was Commission Counsel to the Goudge Inquiry (2007–2008), lead counsel to the City of Toronto in the Computer Leasing Inquiry (2002–2005) and lead counsel to the Motherisk Hair Analysis Review (2015-2016). She is a Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; Fellow and Board Member of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers; Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America; Chair, Law Foundation of Ontario Board of Trustees (2016 – Present); Vice-Chair, Public Health Ontario Board of Directors (2017 – Present); Trustee, Harold G. Fox Education Fund (2013 -Present). She was Toronto Regional Bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada (2007-2015); Past President of The Advocates’ Society (2005-2006); Co-author of Lawyers’ Professional Liability 3rd ed. (LexisNexis Canada, 2013) and “Professional Liability” (ch. 9) in D. Lundy, G. MacKenzie and M. Newbury, Barristers & Solicitors in Practice, (Butterworths, 1998). Recipient of the prestigious Law Society Medal (2005), the Award of Distinction from the Toronto Lawyers’ Association (2008), the Lexpert Zenith Award (2013), University of Toronto Distinguished Alumnus Award (2014), the OBA Award of Excellence in Civil Litigation (2018), one of the Top 25 Women in Litigation in Canada by Benchmark Litigation, one of the Top 50 Trial Lawyers in Canada and recipient of The Advocates’ Society Medal (2021). Repeatedly selected by the Best Lawyers in Canada in four litigation specialties: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Administrative and Public Law and Labour and Employment Law and repeatedly as one of the Top 50 Trial Lawyers in Canada.
Updated Feb 2022