Featured Young Litigator

Roberto AburtoRoberto Aburto – Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

Roberto Aburto is an Associate in Gowlings’ Ottawa office. Roberto graduated from the joint JD/LLB program, earning a Juris Doctor from Michigan State University College of Law in 2009 and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law in 2010.

Roberto was called to the bar to practice law in the province of Ontario in 2011. Roberto practices municipal and land use planning law as well as commercial litigation. His commercial litigation practice touches on construction law, commercial disputes, insurance law, mortgage enforcement, transportation law, environmental law and defence of regulated health professionals.

Roberto is an executive member of the Ontario Bar Association’s Municipal Section, and an active member of the Ontario Expropriation Association. Roberto also sits on the Board of the Lifesaving Society – Ontario Branch, a continuation of his lifelong involvement in swimming, lifeguarding and drowning prevention.

In his spare time, Roberto enjoys being active. At his recent wedding, he and his wife arrived at the ceremony on horseback!