Phil has extensive training and experience in mediation, arbitration, neutral evaluations, and dispute resolution systems design. He provides services primarily as a mediator or arbitrator. He completed formal training as a mediator at the Centre for Dispute Resolution in Boulder, Colorado, in 1997 and has been an accredited arbitrator with the ADR Institute of Ontario since 1998.

Phil attended the University of Toronto, receiving his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in 1982 (Economics and Political Science). He received his Bachelor of Laws degree in 1985. He received his CRM designation after studies at the University of Toronto. Phil has been a partner in the law firm Giffen LLP since 1992. He is a member of the Advocates Society, the ADR Institute of Ontario, the Waterloo Law Association, the Canadian Bar Association, The Law Society of Upper Canada and the American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA).

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