thE Editor
Marvin J Huberman, LLB, LLM (ADR), CS (Civil Litigation), C Arb,
is a senior barrister, mediator, and chartered arbitrator with over
thirty years’ experience. He represents individual and business
clients, nancial institutions, insurers, and governments in To-
ronto and has acted in cases in the United States, Europe, and
Marvin has mediated hundreds of insurance cases and a wide
variety of corporate and commercial matters. He is the recipient of
the 2017 Corporate INTL Magazine Global Award for Partnership Dis-
putes Mediator of the Year in Canada. He has acted as a commercial
arbitrator in complex cross-border matters and disputes in corpor-
ate law, employment law, real estate and leasing, insurance disputes,
intellectual property and high-technology, administrative and
constitutional law, motor vehicle accident, and statutory accident
benet cases for the Financial Services Commission of Ontario. He
has been awarded the Lawyer International Global Award in 2017
for Law Firm of the Year Commercial Arbitration Canada.
Marvin is a founding member of the Chief Justice of Ontario’s
Advisory Committee on Professionalism and was appointed by
A PrActitioner’s Guide to commerciAl ArbitrAtion
the Chief Justice as a member of the Ontario Civil Rules Com-
mittee. He is passionate about commercial arbitration and serves
as an executive committee member of the Toronto Commercial
Arbitration Society.
Authors And Contributors
Robert Armstrong
The Honourable Robert P Armstrong, QC, was appointed direct-
ly from the bar to the Court of Appeal for Ontario on 25 January
2002 and served on that court until 6 March 2013. During his elev-
en years on the court, he sat on nearly 2,000 cases covering a wide
range of commercial, civil, public, administrative, and criminal
law matters. Before his appointment to the Court of Appeal, he
was engaged in a busy litigation practice at Torys. His practice
also covered a variety of matters including cases at all levels of
court and before arbitration panels and administrative tribunals.
He appeared at both the trial and the appellate levels including
the Court of Appeal for Ontario, the Federal Court of Appeal, and
the Supreme Court of Canada. He also acted as commission coun-
sel to a number of commissions of inquiry.
Mr Armstrong was commission counsel to the Dubin Inquiry
into the use of drugs and banned substances in sport. While at
the bar, he was an active member of several legal organizations.
He was Treasurer (Head) of the Law Society of Upper Canada
from 1999 to 2001. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial
Lawyers and was a member of its Board of Regents for a brief per-
iod before his appointment to the court. He was the chair and
president of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies
from 2003 to 2014.
Mr Armstrong is presently a resident arbitrator at Arbitration
Place in Toronto, where he presides over a wide variety of cases.
He received a BA (Hons) from Carleton University, an MA and
LLB from the University of Toronto, and an honorary LLD from
the Law Society of Upper Canada.

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