Steven G. Canto

Steven G. Canto practices civil litigation and has broad experience in insurance law.

His expertise in insurance law includes all manner of personal injury, occupiers' liability, professional negligence, construction and product liability. He has successfully defended major department stores, municipalities, restaurants, malls and other occupiers from a myriad of personal injury and property damage claims.

Steven strives to achieve the best results for clients in the most efficient and cost-conscious manner. He has an established reputation in the legal community for providing practical and cost-effective solutions to complex legal issues.

Steven has appeared before administrative tribunals, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, and the Court of Appeal for Ontario.

Steven was called to the Ontario bar in 2006. He is also a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association and Canadian Defence Lawyers Association.

In 2014, Steven became a Partner at O'Donnell, Robertson & Partners.

Practice Focus:

  • Insurance defence litigation, including defence of professionals such as insurance brokers, real estate brokers and solicitors.
  • Defence counsel in personal injury claims.
  • Appeared as counsel at all levels of Ontario Courts.
  • Extensive experience in all forms of alternative dispute resolution – including arbitration hearings, both statutory and privately appointed arbitrators as well as mediation


  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Advocates Society
  • Canadian Defence Lawyers.
  • Portuguese Canadian Lawyers Association.