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Michelle Roth


mroth@goodmans.ca vCard
Bay Adelaide Centre - West Tower
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7

Tel:   416.597.6261
Fax:   416.979.1234

Michelle Roth is the founder and chair of Goodmans Aging & Healthcare division and President and CEO of SenbridGe, a division of Goodmans focusing on seniors living, healthcare and aging. In addition to providing ongoing and transaction-specific strategic advice to organizations, she handles a diverse range of M&A transactions involving health care assets. Michelle spent several years working in-house at healthcare organizations and her law practice has varied over the years to include healthcare transformation, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, banking and real estate. Michelle has specialized expertise in CMHC-backed debt financing, all levels of healthcare regulation and transactional industry mapping.

Michelle is considered a foremost industry leader in Aging & Health. She has applied her broad based experience and creativity to complete numerous innovative transactions, including uniquely structured seniors living, pharmacy and private medical centre restructurings, REIT/REOC combinations, long-term care development projects and life science and pharmaceutical company initiatives. She has practiced in both Toronto and Vancouver.


Michelle is the CEO of SenbridGe, a platform encompassing the firm’s growing complement of educational, networking and publication programs as well as its healthcare-related innovation and technology initiatives. For more information, see www.senbridge.ca


Michelle has been recognized by The Globe and Mail and Lexpert for her work in cross-border transactions and as one of Canada’s Leading Lawyers. In 2018, she received the Lexpert Zenith Award recognizing mid-career excellence in the legal profession. Since 2014, Michelle has been recognized as a leading lawyer in the areas of corporate law and health care law by Best Lawyers in Canada. Chambers Canada 2020 has recognized Michelle as a leading lawyer in the area of Health Care and she continues to be well regarded for her experience advising entities focused on senior living and elderly care.


Michelle has been a board member of several notable Toronto not-for-profit organizations, including the Royal Conservatory of Music, the Executive Cabinet for The Hospital for Sick Children and was Chair of the Regent Park School of Music.

Education University of British Columbia (LL.B.)
Simon Fraser University (B.A., Hons., English, Biology and Liberal Arts)
University of British Columbia (B.A., Hons., Music)
Professional Affiliations

Law Society of Ontario
Ontario Retirement Communities Association
Canada Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association

Year of Call

1997 Ontario