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Rita Benjamen

Rita Benjamen
Areas of Expertise:


B.A. (Hons.), York University (2013)
J.D., Osgoode Hall Law School (2018)

Called to the Ontario Bar, 2019

Other Languages

Assyrian Neo-Aramaic

Rita Benjamen is a Member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Group.

Rita’s expertise includes business litigation disputes, real estate litigation, commercial tenancy disputes, defamation, product liability, expropriation, shareholder disputes, and contractual disputes.

Acting for individuals and businesses, her clients range from family-owned enterprises to large multinational corporations. Rita also represents clients in corporate and shareholder litigation, including oppression claims.

She has handled disputes surrounding the purchase, sale, development, and leasing of real estate. Furthermore, her experience extends to negligence claims and asset and debt recovery cases.

Rita regularly appears before all Ontario courts, including the Superior Court of Justice and the Small Claims Court. She also represents clients before various administrative tribunals, including the Landlord and Tenant Board.

In addition, she represents clients through various forms of alternative dispute resolution, including mediations.


Pallett Valo LLP has earned my trust and loyalty based on their extensive legal knowledge and expertise, further enhanced by their prompt service and attention to detail.
Mark Hallink