Marvin Huberman

Marvin Huberman
Marvin Huberman
Sole Practitioner
ADR, Civil Litigation, Mediation

Marvin J. Huberman is a senior business lawyer, litigator, mediator and chartered arbitrator in Toronto representing individuals, businesses, financial institutions, and governments.

He has appeared before all levels of trial and appellate courts and administrative tribunals in respect of corporate/commercial, real-estate, administrative, constitutional and human rights matters, professional negligence, and cross-border disputes.

Mr. Huberman earned a Bachelor of Laws from the University of British Columbia in 1982, a mediation certificate in 1994 from Harvard Law School and a Master of Laws in Alternative Dispute Resolution from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1997, where he taught legal ethics and trial advocacy, and served as a negotiation and mediation coach.

He has also served as a civil litigation and advocacy instructor at the Law Society of Ontario (LSO), Bar Admission Course.

Mr. Huberman is certified by the LSO as a specialist in civil litigation, and is a mediator, arbitrator, former administrative law judge (vice-chair of the Ontario Commercial Registration Appeal Tribunal), and adjunct law professor at Osgoode Hall Law School.

He is founding member of the Chief Justice of Ontario's Advisory Committee on Professionalism (2001). He was appointed by the Chief Justice as a member of the Ontario Civil Rules Committee.

Mr. Huberman has been recognized by the ADR Institute of Canada by being accredited with the designation Chartered Arbitrator (C.Arb) indicating his degree of skill and experience as a professional in the field.

He is a member of the ADR Institute of Ontario Inc., where he sits on the board of directors and is chair of the IP/Technology Section; ADR Chambers Inc. mediation and arbitration member; member of the Canadian Bar Association, where he is the former chair of the national and Ontario civil litigation sections; member of the Civil Rules Committee; and member of the Competition Law and Policy Task Force of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Huberman is the recipient of a Dedicated Professional Service Award from the Canadian Bar Association, Ontario.

Marvin Huberman In The News
Top 15 pitfalls in arbitration clauses

The legal environment has never been more favourable to parties who wish to settle their disputes by arbitration, Toronto litigator and commercial arbitrator  Marvin ... Read more

Glowing review for Huberman's book on commercial arbitration

Toronto litigator and commercial arbitrator  Marvin Huberman  tells  AdvocateDaily.com he’s gratified by the response to his recently released book. ... Read more

Deft touch needed for mediating 'delicate' family business disputes

A deft touch is required to solve family business disputes due to their inherent extra layers of complexity, Toronto mediator  Marvin Huberman tells  AdvocateDaily.com ... Read more

'ADR mindset' benefits parties to shareholder disputes

Parties to a shareholder dispute can save time and money by adopting an “ADR mindset” to deal with the problem, Toronto litigator and commercial arbitrator  ... Read more

Arbitration an ‘excellent’ tool for securities disputes

Commercial arbitration in securities disputes can be the quickest and most cost-effective way to settle disagreements, says Toronto litigator and commercial arbitrator  ... Read more

Guide sets out how to achieve arbitration’s potential: review

A new book by Toronto litigator and commercial arbitrator Marvin Huberman , should enable parties, counsel and arbitrators to obtain the promised benefits of arbitration, or ... Read more

Recent ruling clarifies time limits for going after unpaid HST

Toronto litigator and commercial arbitrator  Marvin Huberman  says a recent sales tax ruling in one of his cases establishes time limitations for launching an ... Read more

New resource published for commercial arbitrators

Toronto litigator and commercial arbitrator  Marvin Huberman  says his new book should appeal to a wide range of lawyers in the field of commercial arbitration. ... Read more

Huberman set to launch new book on commercial arbitration

Toronto litigator and commercial arbitrator  Marvin Huberman  hopes next month’s launch of his new book will help people re-think arbitration. ... Read more

When free speech goes too far: Huberman

Freedom of speech is not absolute and the courts are likely to back the government’s decision to stop delivering a controversial Toronto publication, says Toronto ... Read more

How to find the right arbitrator

Choosing the right arbitrator is one of the most critical decisions a party can make during alternative dispute resolution, says Toronto litigator and commercial ... Read more

Case conferences can lead to settlements under LAT system

Although recent changes to auto accident insurance benefits have eliminated the use of mandatory mediation, Toronto litigator and commercial arbitrator  Marvin Huberman ... Read more

Clear procedural order key to achieving arbitration objectives

Arbitration can serve as an effective alternative to timely and costly litigation, but employing case management before, during and at the conclusion of the process is key, ... Read more

No room for adversarial antics in ADR

There's a growing trend to include dispute resolution clauses in commercial contracts to avoid costly court battles to settle disputes, says Toronto litigator and commercial ... Read more

Huberman named commercial arbitrator of the year

The Lawyer International has selected Toronto litigator and commercial arbitrator  Marvin Huberman , a sole practitioner, as Canada’s Commercial Arbitration ... Read more

Reasonableness rewarded in final offer arbitration

Toronto litigator and commercial arbitrator  Marvin Huberman  says final offer arbitration is a highly effective dispute resolution alternative that can potentially ... Read more

Huberman to discuss creative arbitration design at Canada's largest ADR event

Toronto litigator and commercial arbitrator  Marvin Huberman will share his insight into how to design and manage the arbitration process as part of a session at the ... Read more

Huberman to share insights on drafting winning motions

Toronto mediator and commercial arbitrator  Marvin Huberman will moderate an upcoming event aimed at outlining the basics of drafting for articling students. On Sept. 15, ... Read more

Matching method to dispute key in online ADR

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is all about matching the process to the conflict — and as technology has grown more sophisticated, online options have become easier to ... Read more

TCAS makes positive changes to international commercial arbitration

Toronto mediator and commercial arbitrator Marvin Huberman says proposed amendments to the International Commercial Arbitration Act (ICAA) will not only clarify the ... Read more

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