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. Rotenberg is the chairman of the Board of Directors of The Canterbury/Marc Perri Clinic a drug and alcohol rehab clinic. Almost thirty 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.

Major works include:

  • Old City Hall (2009)
  • The Guilty Plea (2011)
  • Stray Bullets (2012)
  • Stranglehold (2013)
  • “Heart of the City” (2018)
  • Downfall (2021)

Notable awards

  • Old City Hall finalist, British Crime Writers’ Association New Blood Dagger Award.
  • Shortlisted Evergreen Award 2010
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