Mark Hart

Mark Hart is currently operating an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) practice as a mediator, an adjudicator, and an investigator, with a focus on human rights, employment, and labour issues. He has over 20 years of experience in alternative dispute resolution, as a mediator, an adjudicator, and a workplace investigator, and over 30 years of experience dealing with human rights, employment, and labour issues.

Mark was a Vice-Chair at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario for 12 years from 2007 to 2019, where he conducted hundreds of mediations and hearings primarily in the employment and labour sectors. He has written hundreds of decisions, including leading decisions on a variety of human rights, employment, and labour issues.

Prior to joining the Tribunal, Mark had a practice that included conducting internal human rights and workplace violence investigations for a broad spectrum of companies and organizations in various sectors. Before that, he was counsel at the Ontario Human Rights Commission and the Employment Equity Commission.

Mark has spoken extensively on human rights, employment, and active adjudication issues and has taught these subjects at Osgoode Hall Law School and the Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators. While in practice, Mark was regularly recognized on Lexpert as a leading practitioner in workplace human rights.

Mark holds an LL.B. and a B.A. from the University of Toronto. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1988.

  
Tel: (416) 627-5498
E-mail: mark@markhart.ca