Marty Sclisizzi, FCIArb
Arbitrator & Mediator
T: +1 416-861-8253 (Ext. 3)
C: +1 416-988-6027
Marty has over 40 years’ experience as trial and appellate counsel, having tried hundreds of cases across Ontario. He is a former Senior Partner at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. He has a wealth of experience in handling a wide variety of complex and multi-party cases including class action proceedings, banking, insolvency, fraud, employment, estate, real estate, environmental, defamation, partnership, shareholder and other business disputes. He has appeared before all levels of courts in Canada, including the Supreme Court of Canada, and regulatory, administrative and arbitral tribunals.
Marty is recognized as a leading practitioner in Canada in the areas of banking and financial institutions litigation. Throughout his career, Marty has been the lead in this sector for a vast variety of cases including retail banking disputes, lender liability, receiverships, insolvency, security enforcement, bills of exchange, financial and payment instruments, letters of credits, civil fraud, breach of trust, breach of fiduciary duties and class actions.
In addition, Marty has represented clients in the petroleum industry and has acted as trial counsel in a variety of environmental cases.
Marty has been acknowledged by his peers in legal publications as a top trial lawyer and practitioner in corporate and commercial and class action litigation, including The Best Lawyers in Canada® (2008 – 2018), Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada, Lexpert® Report on Business Litigation, Benchmark Canada – The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys as a “Local Litigation Star: Ontario” and “Litigation Star: Class Action”, The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Litigation- Corporate Commercial), and Martindale – Hubbell AV Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rated.
Marty is certified by Osgoode Hall Law School and The Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators in Adjudication for Administrative Agencies, Boards and Tribunals. He has been designated a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
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Bay Street Chambers is a leading group of senior barristers practicing as arbitrators and mediators who specialize in international and domestic commercial disputes.
Members of Bay Street Chambers are recognized specialists in all areas of commercial law and handle disputes across the full spectrum of the business and financial world, including banking and finance, civil fraud, insurance and reinsurance, energy, trade, shipping, revenue and employment. All members have a reputation for exceptional talent, top-class advocacy and a client-oriented approach.