Mark Birdsell has been practicing law for over 10 years. Mark started his legal career in New York working for a large full-service law firm. Upon returning to Toronto, Mark began practicing in personal injury law. His practice has involved representing both plaintiffs and defendants. For the past 8 years, Mark has worked for AMR LLP, a well-respected insurance defence firm, handling a variety of civil litigation matters.
Mark’s practice has included claims based on motor vehicle accident litigation, occupiers’ liability, long-term disability, WSIB, priority dispute, product liability and property damage claims.
As a lawyer, one of Mark’s main goals is to proactively negotiate settlements in order to best serve the needs of his clients.
Mark strives to discuss lawsuits in a straight-forward and honest manner, while still being compassionate and understanding of the impact that litigation has on individuals.
Outside of the law, Mark has a passion for sports. In his free time, Mark enjoys writing and is a contributor for an online publication which focuses on the NBA and his hometown Toronto Raptors.
Education & Affiliation:
Mark has a B.A. Honours from Western University (2006) and a J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy, School of Law (2009).
Mark is a member of both the Ontario bar and the New York State bar.