Marvin is a mediator, municipal and banking ombudsman, construction adjudicator, investigator and arbitrator, and is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a specialist in civil litigation. He is a former administrative law judge, and adjunct law professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, where he taught legal ethics and trial advocacy.
Marvin holds a Master of Laws Degree in Alternative Dispute Resolution from Osgoode Hall Law School, where he served as a negotiation and mediation coach. He has also served as a civil litigation and advocacy instructor at the Law Society of Upper Canada, Bar Admission Course. He was awarded the designation of Chartered Arbitrator (C.Arb.) in 2015.
Marvin has expertise in corporate/commercial litigation and administrative and public law, including cases involving banking, contracts, labour, corporate and shareholder remedies, securities, tax, insurance, fiduciary duties, torts, transportation law, professional liability and ethics, and constitutional/human rights. He has extensive experience with administrative/regulatory matters and constitutional/human rights disputes. He served as the Vice-Chair of the Ontario Commercial Registration Appeal Tribunal. Marvin was appointed by the Chief Justice as a member of the Civil Rules Committee (Comité des règles en matière civile), pursuant to the Courts of Justice Act (Ont.).
Marvin is a certified Adjudicator listed on the Adjudicator Registry of the Ontario Dispute Adjudication for Construction Disputes (ODACC).
For over 30 years, Mr. Huberman has litigated, mediated, adjudicated as a former Vice-Chair of the Ontario Commercial Registration Appeal Tribunal, and/or arbitrated hundreds of disputes involving various forms of construction and building contracts, new home warranty and Tarion issues, owners, contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, architects and engineers, federal, provincial, and municipal contracts, quantum meruit, damages, concurrent liability in contract and tort, tendering, surety bonds, insurance, liens, holdbacks, change orders, setoff, non-payment, trusts, and alternative dispute resolution, involving residential, commercial industrial and public property and infrastructure.
Mr. Huberman has also taught, spoken about, and published in these areas throughout his professional career, including as a columnist for the trade magazines Purchasing B2B and Materials, Management and Distribution - MM&D.
Marvin has recently published through Irwin Law, "A Practitioner's Guide to Commercial Arbitration", which offers clear and practical advice and guidance on how to conduct arbitrations fairly, impartially, efficiently and effectively, in domestic and international forums.
He is the current President of the ADR Institute of Ontario, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), and Fellow of the Asian Institute of Alternate Dispute Resolution (FAIADR).
Visit Marvin’s website at www.marvinhuberman.com.
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