Partner and head of Torkin Manes' Insurance Defence group. Practice focused on commercial insurance defence litigation, general liability, insurance defence and subrogation. Has argued a significant number of contested cases throughout his career and has also successfully conducted a number of serious and significant jury trials. Well-versed in dealing with multi-party complex litigation and has been involved in numerous mediations involving 20 parties or more that may last over several days, and has a track record of successful resolution for his clients on these serious and significant matters. Has written numerous articles and spoken to the Canadian Bar Association and the OIAA on various insurance issues, including examination under oath issues, privilege issues, homeowners' insurance issues and adjusters' errors and omissions. Also writes on arson and fire litigation issues for The Journal, a publication of the Canadian Association of Fire Investigators. A member of The Advocates' Society, The Canadian Bar Association Insurance Law Section, Canadian Defence Lawyers and the Defence Research Institute. In addition to his recognition by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory 2021, Mark is also recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada 2021 as a leader in Insurance Law.