Albert Conforzi

Albert Conforzi brings 35 years of civil litigation experience to the panel of
Global Resolutions.

The most unique feature in his career has been that approximately half of his
experience has been in defence of Insurers, and the other half has been acting
on behalf of Plaintiffs. This gives Albert a great sensitivity to the issues and
approaches in both rooms; as well as the credibility and analytical skills to drill
into the motivating interests of all parties to find the pathways to effective
dispute resolution.

His areas of expertise include:

  • • Accident Benefits Disputes
  • • Products Liability Claims
  • • Tort Motor Vehicle Claims
  • • Property Claims
  • • Insurance Coverage Disputes
  • • Long Term Disability
  • • Occupiers Liability
  • • Professional Liability

Albert has been a featured speaker at numerous seminars over the years for
groups such as The Canadian Bar Association (Ontario), The Advocates Society,
Insight, The Ontario Trial Lawyers Association and Osgoode Professional
Development.

Albert is a past member of the Executive of the Insurance Law Section of the
CBA(O), The Bar Dispute Forum Group at FSCO including acting as its chair. He
has also been a member of the Superintendent of Insurance Legal Advisory
Committee, and he has served on the Board of Trustees of the Toronto Lawyers
Association and also as a member of the Federal Judicial Advisory Committee.

Albert Conforzi graduated with an Honours B.A. from the University of Toronto
in 1980, and received his LL.B. from the University of Windsor in 1983. Albert
has appeared in every Court in Ontario and has extensive trial and appellate
experience. He has appeared numerous times in arbitration proceedings,
WSIB hearings, CICB hearings and at the Canada Pension Plan Tribunal.

Albert was certified as a Specialist in Civil Litigation by the Law Society in 2002
and is rated for his abilities and ethics by both Martindale-Hubbell and Lexpert.
This recognized expertise along with his collaborative and approachable nature
have made Albert successful and well regarded at mediations, no matter where
he has sat at the table.