Teilen Celentano

B.B.A. (Hons.), J.D.


Practice Areas

Employment Law


Ottawa, Toronto


Teilen Celentano is an Ontario employment lawyer and Associate with Samfiru Tumarkin LLP’s Labour and Employment Law practice group.

Relying on his tenacity, knowledge of the law, and background in accounting, Teilen provides purposeful advocacy and practical advice for his clients. Read reviews about Teilen.

Working through the firm’s Toronto and Ottawa offices, he represents both employees and employers across the province in all areas of employment law, including:

Teilen has spent the majority of his legal career with Samfiru Tumarkin LLP — having both articled and summered with the firm prior to becoming an Associate.

Outside of work, he enjoys attending sporting events, cooking, and playing golf.

Interviews & Media


  • Blackhawk Corey Perry’s Contract Termination – Newstalk 1010
  • Employment Law Changes For Restaurants – CTV News


Teilen attended law school at the University of Ottawa, where he graduated with a Juris Doctorate degree. A focus on various dispute resolution mechanisms, including pre-litigation negotiation, mediation and arbitration earned him an option in Dispute Resolution and Professionalism. During law school, Teilen was also a member of the University’s lacrosse team, where he earned Academic All-Canadian honours.

Teilen graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting at the University of the District of Columbia in Washington, DC. During university, Teilen was a member and captain of the University’s varsity lacrosse team. Teilen was also named to the University’s Dean’s List and the East Coast Conference’s Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

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