Mark Lichty’s practice is restricted to insurance and reinsurance matters, emphasizing coverage issues involving commercial property, commercial liability, directors and officers, homeowners and financial services policies.
He also has extensive experience in drafting policies including CGL Forms, Manuscript Liability Forms, Umbrella and Excess policies, Professional Errors & Omissions Endorsements as well as Media and Tech policies. He has been called upon to review underwriting materials and manuals. He is frequently consulted by underwriters prior to policy placement.
Mark’s recent work has included acting as Canadian coverage counsel in respect of a property and CGL claims incident in the United States. He has also given evidence in the United States respecting Canadian Law. He also acts as co-ordinating counsel in respect of coverage matters arising in various Canadian provinces.
Mark is considered a leading practitioner in Insurance & Reinsurance in Canada and internationally, and is listed and recognized in many publications, including:
He is widely sought as a lecturer and writer on insurance coverage topics. Mark has spoken to numerous educational organizations, client groups and service providers including The Law Society of Upper Canada, Osgoode Hall Law School, the Defense Research Institute, the Insurance Institute of Ontario and The Canadian Institute. He has published in peer reviewed journals. Mark is a co-author of "Annotated Commercial General Liability Policy," a leading Canadian insurance coverage text, which is updated annually. He co-authored the Canada Chapter for Getting the Deal Through - Insurance and Reinsurance, 2008-2010.