Academy Member Inducted 2022

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Eric Schjerning, Mediator, Toronto, Ontario.

Eric Schjerning

Schjerning Mediations Ltd.
P.O. Box 15343
Queensway High P.O.
Toronto, ON M8Y 0B4
Tel: (416) 236-9282
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Recognized to Ontario Chapter for:
Civil/Commercial Mediation

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  • Practice Commenced2013
  • # of MEDS (as of 22/6/24)750
  • # of ARBS (as of 22/6/24) 
Current Practice


In his career Eric has worked as in-house litigation counsel, as Vice-President of Litigation, and as Director of LTD and Life Insurance Claims for a large Canadian life insurance company. Following these roles Eric practiced for 10 years as a Partner in the insurance litigation defense group at Blaney McMurtry LLP in Toronto before becoming a full-time mediator of LTD, Life and other insurance claims in 2013. Eric is author of the leading text on Disability Insurance Law in Canada and of Eric’s LTD Update Newsletters, a sought after speaker, and an expert in LTD and life insurance law with over 36 years of experience in these fields. Roughly 25% of Eric’s mediations include employment law issues.

Case Experience

  • Contract Disputes
  • Disability Claims
  • Employment
  • Human Rights Act
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Torts
  • Wrongful Dismissal


  • B.A., 1981, Queen’s University
  • LL.B., 1984, Queen’s University
  • F.L.M.I. (Fellow of the Life Management Institute), 1996
  • Executive Certificate in Conflict Management, University of Windsor and Stitt Feld Handy, 2016
  • Called to the Bar of Ontario, 1986

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member of the ADR Institute of Ontario
  • Member of the Law Society of Ontario

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