Samuel S. Marr is well respected in his professional practice and handles a diverse range of litigation cases with extensive experience in insurance and disability claims, personal injuries actions Class actions, real estate litigation, wrongful dismissal actions, mortgage enforcement, condominium litigation, construction lien and Commercial Tenancy disputes. Sam is certified as a specialist in Civil Litigation by the Law Society of Upper Canada. In 2011 Sam was the President of the Toronto Lawyers Association. The Toronto Lawyers Association was established in 1885 and represents the interests of its 3,000 members.
Sam has been lead counsel in several class actions, and has had carriage of a significant number of large litigation matters involving multiple parties, multiple counsel, and large monetary claims.
Sam has attended before all levels of Court in Ontario, and has significant trial experience, as well as experience in all aspects of pre-trial work including examinations for discovery, interlocutory motions, pre-trials and mediation.
In 2005 Sam was selected to conduct civil pre-trials as part of the Simplified Rules Pre-Trial Backlog Elimination Project.
Born in Toronto in 1961, Sam graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1986 and joined the firm when he was called to the Bar in 1988. Sam became a partner in 1992. Sam heads up the summer and articling programmes at Landy Marr Kats LLP.
Sam handles a diverse range of litigation cases with extensive experience in insurance and disability claims disputes, personal injuries actions and class actions, real estate litigation, wrongful dismissal actions, mortgage enforcement, condominium litigation, construction lien and Commercial Tenancy disputes.
Sam is a Past President of the Toronto Lawyers’ Association. Sam is a member of the Advocates’ Society and the Toronto Lawyers’ Association. In 2012 Sam was a member of the Executive of the County and District Law President’s Association (“CDLPA”). Sam has been an instructor of civil litigation at the Law Society of Upper Canada Bar Admission Course. Sam has lectured on civil litigation matters in several continuing legal education programmes.
Sam is the 2015 recipient of the Catzman award.
Sam has been an active member of the Canadian Jewish Congress and is a former member of its Community Relations Committee.
Sam was the 2014 Award Winner of the Trillium Gift of Life Network for championing organ and tissue donation in the legal community.
B.A., York University – 1983
LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School – 1986
Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 1988