William (Bill) G. Scott is a partner in our Litigation Group in Toronto. His practice includes the resolution of insurance coverage disputes, reinsurance disputes and complex general liability claims. He has been certified since 1999 as a Specialist in Civil Litigation by the Law Society of Upper Canada, the governing body of the Ontario legal profession. He is also regularly involved in complex commercial litigation involving negligence and contractual disputes.
Bill has acted for numerous clients involved in insurance coverage disputes, including directors’ and officers’, general liability, cyber, fidelity, property, life, construction, commercial and environmental coverage matters. He has a special interest in alternate dispute resolution (“ADR”) and participates as counsel in numerous mediations each year. In addition, he regularly speaks and teaches about ADR methods.
Bill has attended the Basic Negotiation, Advanced Negotiation and Advanced Mediation Workshops at Harvard Law School. He has also successfully completed the Advanced National Institute of Trial Advocacy Program in Boulder, Colorado. He has taught at Advocacy and Negotiation/Mediation Skills Workshops both externally and in-house.
Bill received his LLB at the University of Toronto in 1981, and a LLM in Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution in 2008. He is a member of the Advocates’ Society and the Insurance Section of the Canadian Bar Association (Ontario).