Robert Rotenberg is a Canadian criminal lawyer and writer His extensive experience as a criminal defense lawyer informed his critically acclaimed first novel, Old City Hall.


After graduating from law school in Toronto, Robert Rotenberg became the managing editor of Passion, the English-speaking magazine of Paris. He then returned to publish and edit his own magazine, T.O. The Magazine of Toronto. Eighteen years ago he opened his own law practice and is today one of Toronto’s top criminal lawyers, defending, as he likes to say “everything from murder to shoplifting”.

Rotenberg lives in Toronto with his wife, television news producer Vaune Davis, their three children.


Manual for Murder (2019) with Paul Aitken
Murdoch Schmurdoch (2018) with Lori Spring

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