Britt Parsons is the Banking Ombudsman for the ADR Chambers Banking Ombuds Office (ADRBO). Britt is a lawyer with experience in investigations and employment law.
Ellen Fry is an investigator with ADR Chambers Banking Ombuds Office. She is also a mediator and arbitrator with ADR Chambers and is a former Ombudsman for the National Capital Commission, a former Member of the Ontario Energy Board and a former Member of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal.
Gareth Oliver is an investigator with the ADR Chambers Banking Ombudsman Office. Gareth has recently returned to Canada after spending a number of years in London, England, where he worked as a bankruptcy examiner for the Insolvency Service, a legal department within the British Government.
Kimberly Cork is an investigator with ADR Chambers Banking Ombuds Office. She is also a mediator with ADR Chambers. In her mediation practice, Kimberly has facilitated the resolution of hundreds of disputes and civil litigation cases, mostly in the area of insurance and commercial matters.
Lorraine Howard is an Investigator with the ADR Chambers Banking Ombuds Office. Prior to joining our organization, Lorraine worked as a lawyer for a provincial government ombudsman’s office. She subsequently joined a bank’s legal department and assisted the branch banking network with legal inquiries involving many aspects of branch banking.
Lynda Tanaka is an investigator with the ADR Banking Ombuds Office and with the ADR Chambers Ombuds Office. She is also an arbitrator at ADR Chambers on the Statutory Accident Benefits roster. She holds the designations of Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and of Chartered Arbitrator of the ADR Institute of Canada Inc.
Deborah Anschell is an investigator with ADR Chambers Banking Ombuds Office. She is also a mediator and arbitrator with ADR Chambers. In her mediation practice, Deborah has facilitated the settlement of hundreds of complex civil cases in a variety of subject matters including insurance, real estate, employment and corporate/commercial matters.
Barry S. Arbus is an experienced arbitrator, mediator and has acted as corporate counsel to Canadian and international businesses with an emphasis on international transactions. He has extensive experience as a lawyer and in alternative dispute resolution in various industries including finance, manufacturing, entertainment, hospitality, communications and health care.
Louie Reznick is an investigator with the ADR Chambers Banking Ombudsman Office. He is also a mediator and arbitrator with ADR Chambers, and a Deputy Judge of the Small Claims Court, Toronto Region. He has been appointed Arbitrator by the Financial Commission of Ontario and he is Certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist is Civil Litigation. He had been appointed to the Roster of Pre-Hearing Arbitrators at the Ontario Insurance Commission (now known as the Financial Services Commission of Ontario) and had also been appointed to the Roster of Mediators for Mandatory Mediations in Toronto.
Jonathan Jacobs is an investigator with the ADR Chambers Banking Ombuds Office. He is also a lawyer and is admitted to practice law in the Province of Ontario, the State of New York and the United States Court of International Trade. Jonathan is currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto Law School where he teaches a course on Negotiation.
Ted McDermott is an Investigator with ADR Chambers Banking Ombudsman’s Office. He is also a Mediator and Arbitrator.
Ted McDermott was a senior partner in the law firm of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, one of Canada’s premier law firms, from 1974-2009 when he retired from active practice with the firm.
Michael L. Maynard is an Investigator with the ADR Chambers Banking Ombuds Office. He is also a Mediator and Facilitator with ADR Chambers.
Michael mediates a variety of litigated and other interpersonal disputes. His areas of practice include administrative, code of conduct/disciplinary, contract, insurance, landlord/tenant, and workplace matters.