Michael Kestenberg

  • Professional Negligence Defence
  • Shareholder and Partnership Disputes
  • Bankruptcy/Insolvency
  • Real Property and Leasing Disputes
  • Franchise Litigation
  • Employment Disputes
  • Contract Disputes
  • Year of call: Ontario 1976
  • LLB, Osgoode Hall, York University (1974)
  • B.A., York University (1971)
Founding Partner

Michael R. Kestenberg is one of the three founding partners of KSL.

Michael’s practice emphasizes commercial litigation as well as arbitrations involving bank litigation, professional negligence and business disputes. Michael has appeared before all levels of the courts in Ontario as well as the Supreme Court of Canada. Michael is not only known as a lawyer’s lawyer for the number of lawyers he has represented in professional negligence disputes but he has also become a judge’s lawyer having represented a number of Superior Court judges.

Michael brings a unique and outside the box perspective to each individual case and dedicates himself to the successful conclusion of that case on behalf of his client.


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