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Deborah has extensive mediation and arbitration experience in insurance (disability, life, subrogation, occupier’s liability, fidelity bonds, motor vehicle, property and casualty, accident benefits, professional negligence), real estate, employment, health, and corporate/commercial matters. Deborah has 20 years of litigation experience, both in private practice and as corporate counsel, and is a member of the Law Societies […]

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Barry is an experienced mediator and arbitrator who specializes in business and corporate matters, including domestic and international mergers and acquisitions. Barry has mediated and arbitrated two-party and multi-party matters in automotive, entertainment, hospitality, food, communications, commodities, agriculture, and primary resources. Barry earned his LL.B. and LL.M. at Osgoode Hall Law School and was appointed […]

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Don is a mediator and arbitrator with broad corporate and commercial experience, including insolvency and bankruptcy disputes. Don was appointed to the Superior Court of Justice in 1995, following a distinguished career in corporate and commercial, employment, and environmental law. Don is the author of Environmental Issues in Business Transactions, Butterworths, 1993. He was a lecturer […]

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John Campion, B.A. (Western), J.D. (Tor), FCIArb, Mediation (Harvard), Emeritus Bencher (2000-2015), Certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a Specialist in Civil Litigation, is an arbitrator and mediator with ADR Chambers. In his more than 40 years of arbitration, mediation and litigation across Canada and internationally in England, Europe, Africa and Asia, John […]

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John Cannings is a mediator with ADR Chambers. John’s areas of expertise include a full spectrum of negligence, contract, and insurance law, with an emphasis on professional liability and construction law. Since 2008 he has mediated civil litigation cases involving motor vehicle, wrongful dismissal, assault, occupier’s liability, and medical malpractice. John completed his B.A. at […]

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Peter is a mediator and arbitrator, focusing on commercial disputes. Peter’s corporate and commercial law experience and negotiation and mediation training enable him to handle complex disputes in a broad range of areas. He has been an arbitrator in various commercial disputes, including: The National Automobile Dealer Arbitration Program; Final Offer Arbitration under the Canada […]

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Ronald M. Dash
Retired Case Management Master

Ronald Dash is a mediator and arbitrator with ADR Chambers. Ron has experience in employment law, commercial and contract litigation, personal injury, insurance disputes, professional negligence, medical malpractice, product liability, business disputes, debtor-creditor claims, defamation, financial advisor actions, construction disputes, commercial general liability claims, environmental contamination, franchise disputes and class actions. Ron was a Case […]

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Andrew is a leading, Toronto-based mediator and arbitrator with over ten years experience as a third party neutral in the public and private sectors. Andrew’s mediation and arbitration practice focuses on: employment law matters including, wrongful dismissal, harassment and discrimination claims, and workplace disputes; tort litigation including auto accidents, accident benefit, product liability and slip […]

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Leslie is a mediator and arbitrator with 27 years’ experience in dispute resolution. His areas of expertise include commercial disputes, contracts, libel, wrongful dismissal, workplace, franchise, real estate, and construction matters. Leslie received his LL.M. in Alternative Dispute Resolution at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, and his Master of Arts from Concordia University. He […]

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Jonathan is a graduate of McGill University (B.Sc., 1975; B.C.L., 1978; LL.B., 1979) and was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1981. Since his transition from a 20-year law practice to full-time mediation, Jonathan has mediated over 2,000 cases including personal injury, insurance, product liability, property damage, libel, franchise, lease, employment, professional negligence, construction, contract, environmental, estates, business and real estate disputes.

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Ellen is a mediator, arbitrator and investigator with ADR Chambers, with extensive experience as a tribunal adjudicator, ombudsman and the director of in-house legal departments. Ellen has been a sought-after speaker on tribunal adjudication and advocacy and ombudsman work at conferences, in educational programs, and for international delegations. Ellen has also been involved in re-engineering […]

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Glen is a mediator, arbitrator and investigator with ADR Chambers. Glen has expertise in a variety of contexts including sports, entertainment, employment, real estate, and commercial matters. Glen is a veteran NBA executive and has 27 years of successful experience in the sports industry. He is currently the Director of Athletics & Recreation at McMaster […]

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The Honourable Joe E. Hershfield is an arbitrator and mediator with ADR Chambers. Joe retired early after 16 years as a judge of the Tax Court of Canada. He practised law in Manitoba for 15 years and was a tenured Professor at the University of Manitoba Law School for 9 years. Joe has expertise in […]

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Marvin Huberman is a mediator, arbitrator, and investigator with ADR Chambers. Marvin is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a specialist in civil litigation, and is a former administrative law judge, and adjunct law professor at Osgoode Hall Law School where he taught legal ethics and trial advocacy. Marvin is also an […]

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Richard is a mediator and arbitrator, and has mediated a wide range of disputes, including personal and economic negligence, motor vehicle accidents, property damage, business disputes compensation, general commercial matters, contract interpretations, insurance coverage, and franchise issues. Richard’s also an experienced arbitrator of commercial matters, including insurance coverage, compensation, and general contract interpretation. Richard practiced […]

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Jack Major is a mediator and arbitrator with ADR Chambers. He is a retired judge of the Supreme Court of Canada and has helped to shape the legal landscape in Canada through his years as a lawyer, judge and counsel. He earned his LL.B. from the University of Toronto in 1957 and a B.Comm. from […]

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Virginia May is a mediator and arbitrator with ADR Chambers. Virginia’s areas of expertise include professional negligence, medical malpractice, insurance, real estate, employment, commercial, education, First Nations, hospitals/health, estates & wills, landlord/tenant, libel and slander, oil and gas, and workplace disputes. Virginia is a Small Claims Court mediator with the Government of Alberta and a […]

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Ted has over 35 years of negotiation, mediation, and arbitration experience, and has represented numerous clients before arbitrators, administrative tribunals, and all levels of the courts in a variety of matters. He has particular expertise in all aspects of labour and employment law, and has participated in approximately 2,000 cases involving wrongful dismissals, collective bargaining […]

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Derry Millar is an arbitrator and mediator with ADR Chambers. He continues to practice law as a partner at WeirFoulds LLP. His areas of expertise include commercial, estates, environmental, insurance, aviation, products liability, and real estate matters. He acted for a chemical manufacturer in relation to an agricultural product and its impact on a crop and […]

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Bob Rae is an arbitrator and mediator with ADR Chambers. Bob served as Premier of Ontario from 1990 to 1995, and has been elected ten times to both federal and provincial parliaments. He is currently the Member of Parliament for Toronto Centre. He was a partner at Goodmans LLP from 1996 to 2007. His Canadian […]

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Louie Reznick is a mediator and arbitrator. Louie has experience handling difficult cases and demanding clients, and knows how to bring matters to resolution. Louie acts as a facilitator, establishing a framework where disputing parties come to recognize that agreement is not only feasible, but in their interest. Louie has been the keynote speaker at the […]

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Allan is the President and CEO of ADR Chambers, the largest, private alternative dispute resolution service provider in the world.  ADR Chambers has administered over 55,000 mediations and arbitrations since 2012. Allan is a mediator, arbitrator, negotiation consultant, facilitator, trainer, and ADR systems design specialist. Allan is both a Chartered Mediator (C.Med.) and a Chartered […]

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Mr. Tingley is an arbitrator and mediator with ADR Chambers. His areas of expertise include insurance, real estate, employment, commercial and taxation matters. He has rendered numerous arbitral decisions, conducted several mediations, chaired an investigative committee and acted as an independent advocate to rule on the application of solicitor/client privilege attaching to documents and electronic […]

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Frank Zaid is a mediator and arbitrator with ADR Chambers, specializing in resolving domestic and international franchise disputes, as well as intellectual property and commercial disputes. Frank has 40 years of experience in business law with an emphasis on franchising, licensing, intellectual property, marketing and distribution law. His involvement with over 400 franchise systems required […]

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Louise Barrington is an arbitrator and mediator with ADR Chambers. Louise is a Fellow and Chartered Arbitrator (CIArb), and accredited mediator with extensive international experience in the areas of commercial/corporate law, employment and insurance law. She has arbitrated cases under ICC, HKIAC and UNCITRAL Rules including wrongful dismissal, sales, banking, construction and shareholder disputes in […]

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Dan is a founding partner of Bereskin & Parr LLP and serves as a mediator and arbitrator in respect of intellectual property disputes of all kinds. He is an active member of the International Trademark Association (INTA), has served as legal counsel to INTA, has been a member of the INTA Board of Directors, and […]

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Clint Docken is a mediator and arbitrator with ADR Chambers. Clint has considerable experience mediating.  He has participated in over 200 mediations since 1989 in relation to commercial, personal injury, insurance, estates and wills, community, oil and gas, labour and employment and professional liability disputes.  He participated in year long ADR processes that led to […]

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Roderick J. Flaherty is an arbitrator and mediator with ADR Chambers. Mr. Flaherty is a retired Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice. Appointed to the bench in 1990, he was based in Dryden, Ontario, and presided throughout Northwestern Ontario, where he pioneered sentencing circles in the most remote communities. Later he served in Brampton […]

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Donald Granatstein is a mediator and arbitrator, with over 40 years of experience in personal injury, commercial, construction and estate disputes. He is an expert in all areas of personal injury, including wrongful dismissal, medical malpractice, sexual assault, auto and other vehicle accidents, bicycle and pedestrian accidents, and slip and fall accidents. Don has worked with […]

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The Honourable W. Vaughan Hembroff is a mediator and arbitrator with ADR Chambers. Mr. Hembroff mediates and arbitrates a variety of cases dealing with employment, estates and trusts, insurance, personal injury, municipal matters, and real estate. Mr. Hembroff received his B.A. in English and Political Science from the University of British Columbia, and his LL.B. […]

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H. Michael Kelly
Retired Case Management Master

Michael is a former Case Management Master of the Superior Court of Justice, an experienced civil and criminal litigator, and a trained mediator and arbitrator. He has extensive litigation experience in personal injury, occupier’s liability, wrongful dismissal, insurance, negligence, and commercial disputes. As a Case Management Master of the Superior Court of Justice from 2001-2005, […]

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Mark Lawrence is a mediator, arbitrator, facilitator and investigator with ADR Chambers. Mark mediates two-party and multi-party disputes including workplace and interpersonal conflicts. He is also an investigator with the ADR Chambers Banking Ombuds Office and an alternative dispute resolution trainer with the Stitt Feld Handy Group, the training division of ADR Chambers, teaching negotiation […]

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Bruce MacDougall Q.C. is a mediator and arbitrator with ADR Chambers. Bruce continues to practice law but also acts as a mediator and arbitrator.  He mediates and arbitrates all types of litigated and non-litigated disputes, specializing in aviation, marine, defamation, products and professional liability as well as directors and officers and other insurance-related matters, including […]

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Michael Maynard is an arbitrator, settlement officer and facilitator with ADR Chambers. Michael’s areas of expertise includes personal injury matters involving the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS).  He also provides neutral services for workplace disputes, contract matters, environment, family, landlord/tenant and public policy matters. Michael completed a B.A. in Law from the Faculty of Public Affairs […]

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Jenn Rosen is an arbitrator with ADR Chambers. Jenn is the Arbitration Manager for ADR Chambers’ institutional and ad hoc arbitrations. Jenn also manages many of ADR Chambers’ programs, including the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Arbitration Program, Industry Canada’s Arbitration Program, the National Automobile Dealers Arbitration Program, and Integrity Commissioner Services. Jenn is […]

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Jason Stitt is a Toronto-based mediator, facilitator and trainer with ADR Chambers. Jason is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto Law School teaching Negotiation. He provides Alternative Dispute Resolution, negotiation and coaching training to organizations and the public throughout Canada, the Caribbean and the United States. Jason has provided training for government, private […]

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David is a mediator and arbitrator with over 40 years’ experience in civil commercial litigation and dispute resolution. David has served as a neutral and as counsel on commercial arbitrations and mediations domestically and internationally, and has participated in a number of investigations and inquiries. David has mediated and arbitrated multi-million dollar matters in contract breaches, wrongful […]

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Mr. Veale is a member of ADR Chambers, Western Region. ADR Chambers is an Alternative Dispute Resolution Group which offers ADR services in the form of Mediations, Arbitrations, Neutral Evaluations, Mini-Trials, Med-Arbs, and Private Arbitration Appeals from Arbitration Awards and Trial Judgments.

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