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
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 action for unpaid remittances. 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 litigator and commercial arbitrator  Marvin Huberman . 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 arbitrator  Marvin Huberman . 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 tells Law Times he's   looking to other provisions that have the potential to achieve settlements without going   to a hearing under the new Licence Appeals Tribunal (LAT) system. 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, Toronto litigator and commercial arbitrator  Marvin Huberman tells Law Times . 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 arbitrator  Marvin Huberman . Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) clauses, which give parties greater involvement in negotiating or mediating a resolution, are becoming more common in business contracts, he tells AdvocateDaily.com . 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 Law Firm of the Year in its 2016 Legal 100 awards. 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 save companies millions of dollars. 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 upcoming ADR Institute of Canada (ADRIC) National Conference. 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. 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 customize, Toronto mediator and commercial arbitrator  Marvin Huberman tells Canadian Lawyer . 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 law but will also create a more meaningful and robust legal framework for conducting international commercial arbitrations in Ontario. Read more

Huberman named member of TCAS Executive Committee

Toronto mediator and commercial arbitrator Marvin Huberman is now a member of the Executive Committee of the Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society (TCAS). Read more

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