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Marshall Schnapp, Mediator, Toronto, Ontario.

Marshall Schnapp

Schnapp Mediation & Arbitration.
Suite 408
18B-3200 Dufferin Street
Toronto, ON M6A 0A1
Tel: (647) 250-7216
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Recognized to Ontario Chapter for:
Civil/Commercial Mediation

Other ADR Services: ADR Systems Design, ADR Training Services, Facilitation, Fact Finding, Neutral Evaluation

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Marshall Schnapp was called to the bar in 1996.  He has a diverse dispute resolution profile; he has practiced as litigator, mediator, and arbitrator.  Marshall also works as an Ombudsman, and has conducted workplace investigations. He was also appointed as the first Chair of the Complaint and Resolution Council for Student Societies (“CRCSS”) at the University of Toronto.

Marshall’s area of expertise includes insurance, personal injury, long and short-term disability, banking, employment, commercial, professional negligence, hospital/health matters, statutory accident benefits schedule (SABS), and the Regulated Health Professions Act.

Since 2010, Marshall has mediated over 2000 cases with an excellent rate of settlement.  He has also served as an Arbitrator in over 1000 cases and has written approximately 60 decisions.

Marshall’s balanced approach, significant experience, up-to-date knowledge of the law, and recognized ability to get cases settled means that you can be confident you’ve made the right choice in selecting him as your mediator. He takes an even-handed and dedicated approach to his meditations and is always working hard to assist the parties reach a settlement and achieve positive results.

Case Experience

  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Dissolution
  • Commercial/Business
  • Condominiums/Strata
  • Contract Disputes
  • Cross Cultural
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Disability Claims
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • Estates & Trusts
  • Franchise
  • Government/Municipalities
  • Health Care
  • Human Rights Act
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Libel & Slander
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Torts
  • Workplace Rights
  • Wrongful Death
  • Wrongful Dismissal



  • 2008-2010: York University, Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.M. Specializing in Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • 1991-1994: University of British Columbia Vancouver. B.C. Faculty of Law – JD
  • 1987-1991: University of Toronto, Faculty of Arts – B. A. (History)

Continuing Education:

  • 2017: Med-Arb: Efficiency or Justice Compromised
  • 2016: Adler Faculty of Continuing Education, Foundations of Professional Coaching
  • 2015: Human Rights Theory and Practice
  • 2014: Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators (SOAR) & Osgoode Professional Development, Certificate of Adjudication for Administrative Agencies, Boards and Tribunals
  • 2013: Conflict Management Coaching (Workshop)
  • 2010: Law Society of Upper Canada, Employment Law CLE
  • 2009: Benard & Associates, Investigating Allegations of Sexual Abuse
  • 2009: the Stitt Feld Handy Group, Advanced ADR Workshop
  • 2008: the Stitt Feld Handy Group, ADR Workship
  • 2008: The International Ombudsman Association, Ombudsman 101

Memberships & Affiliations


  • The Children’s Aid Society of Toronto, Member, Board of Directors
  • The ADR Institute of Ontario (ADRIO), Member, Board of Directors


  • 2018-2022: The ADR Institute of Ontario (ADRIO), Member at Large, Insurance Section
  • 2018-2022: Ontario Bar Association, Member, ADR Executive Committee & Insurance Executive Committee
  • 2017-2022: the University of Toronto, Chair, Complaint and Resolution Council for Student Societies
  • 2016-2017: Toronto Lesbian and Gay Tennis Club, Vice President
  • 2010-2013: St. Michael’s Home, Board Member
  • 2009-2013: Osgoode Hall Law School, Mediator/Coach, ADR Project 
  • 2007- 2008 Toronto Triggerfish Water Polo Club, President, Downtown Aquatic Corporation
  • 2005- 2009  PACT, Facilitator/Mediator, Youth Diversion Program

Rates Information

Please click here for Marshall's Mediation Fee Schedule.  For more information, or if you have any questions, please contact us.

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