Jonathan Roth is a skilled advocate widely recognized for his impeccable reputation within the legal and broader communities.
Before founding Roth Advocacy, Jonathan litigated on Bay Street both with an international law firm and the federal Department of Justice, where he advised and represented the Attorney General of Canada, and departments and agencies of government, before the courts and administrative tribunals. He has appeared in the Federal Courts and at all levels of court in Ontario, and has briefed matters before the Supreme Court of Canada.
Jonathan has intimate knowledge of the courts, having served as a judicial clerk to the judges of the Court of Appeal for Ontario, the Province’s highest appellate court. Jonathan takes seriously his relationships with judges, counsel and especially clients.
In addition to a robust commercial litigation practice, Jonathan maintains an active practice focused on public law, including a recent Charter challenge to the federal government’s hotel quarantine order. Jonathan’s work has been published in or reported by the Globe and Mail, the National Post, the Toronto Star, the Toronto Sun, CTV News, CBC News, Radio Canada International, the Vancouver Sun, the News Forum and Canadian Lawyer magazine.
Jonathan holds a Juris Doctor, with Honours, from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, where he received academic awards in the areas of advocacy, taxation, estate planning and international trade law. In his spare time, Jonathan enjoys reading, spending time with his family, and Peleton rides.