Mark G. Lichty

Partner, Blaney McMurtry LLP

Mark Lichty’s practice is restricted to insurance and reinsurance matters,  emphasizing coverage issues arising out of commercial property, commercial liability, directors and officers, homeowners and financial services policies.  Mark acts for cedants in reinsurance dispute. He has extensive experience in drafting policies inclusive of CGL, Manuscript Liability, Umbrella, Media as well as Tech policies.  He is also called upon to review underwriting materials and manuals, and is often consulted by underwriters prior to policy placement.

Mark has given evidence respecting Canadian coverage law in the US. He is a regular lecturer and writer on insurance coverage topics and is co-author of a leading Canadian insurance coverage text, Annotated Commercial General Liability Policy,a text quoted with approval by several Canadian Appellate Courts and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Mark is profiled in The Best Lawyers of Canada Directory as one of Canada’s leading insurance coverage counsel.  He is also listed in the International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, the International Who’s Who of Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers,  Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World’s Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers, and Best of the Best 2011.  Mark was elected to the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel in 2005.  He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1980.