MEMBER PROFILE: Larry Banack
 

Larry Banack
Banack Resolutions Inc.
333 Bay Street
Suite 900
Toronto
ONTARIO M5H 2T4

Tel: (416) 477-6880
Fax:
Email: larry@banackresolutions.com

www.banackresolutions.com

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87 Client Testimonials Recorded
Attorney Client:
85



Dispute Type:
Construction
Submitted:
3 Nov 17
You did an excellent job in difficult circumstances. I Looking forward to working with you again. M.T.
Attorney Client:
84



Dispute Type:
Corporate/Commercial
Submitted:
31 Oct 17
Thanks for your work on this matter. I liked the last move which enabled us to get this matter settled. C. B.
Attorney Client:
83



Dispute Type:
Condominium Issues
Submitted:
25 Oct 17
You did a wonderful analysis yesterday. Well done!
Thanks for your effort. H.S.
Attorney Client:
82



Dispute Type:
Corporate/Commercial
Submitted:
5 Oct 17
Larry,your efforts were greatly appreciated. I’m sorry the negotiations kept you kept you in Waterloo until the early morning hours.
Your skill set, understanding of commercial disputes and the “deep dive” you always take into the facts was critical, in my view, to getting a resolution in this matter. J.D.
Attorney Client:
81



Dispute Type:
Partnership Disputes
Submitted:
26 Sep 17
As always, you're the best. P.D.
Attorney Client:
80



Dispute Type:
Contracts
Submitted:
18 Sep 17
Thx for your help, Larry.You added value.
A la prochaine--- P.P.
Attorney Client:
79



Dispute Type:
Corporate/Commercial
Submitted:
10 Aug 17
Thanks Larry great job M.K.
Attorney Client:
78



Dispute Type:
Corporate/Commercial
Submitted:
4 Aug 17
Thanks for all of your hard work yesterday. I think we managed to achieve a fair outcome for both sides and it was in large part due to your efforts. A. W.
Attorney Client:
77



Dispute Type:
Contracts
Submitted:
31 Jul 17
Larry, as always, amazing work by you. Thank You. J.S.
Attorney Client:
76



Dispute Type:
Professional Liability
Submitted:
27 Jun 17
That was a great job today. Thanks for the effort. M.D.
Attorney Client:
75



Dispute Type:
Construction
Submitted:
14 Jun 17
Thanks Larry – we really appreciate your assistance with this one. P.P.
Attorney Client:
74



Dispute Type:
Partnership Disputes
Submitted:
12 Jun 17
Larry, you have the magic touch. Thanks for caring so much to stay above and beyond. C.A.

Attorney Client:
74



Dispute Type:
Contracts
Submitted:
9 Jun 17
Thank you, Larry. We really needed your help to cross the finish line. Our clients were so appreciative of your efforts through both stages of the mediation. M.G.
Attorney Client:
73



Dispute Type:
Real Estate (inc Strata)
Submitted:
11 May 17
Larry, thank you again for all of your hard work. We couldn't have done it without you! I.M.
Attorney Client:
72



Dispute Type:
Corporate/Commercial
Submitted:
27 Apr 17
A very tough, but ultimately successful mediation - we both very much appreciate your extra effort (going late), and the considerable mediation skills you demonstrated in getting a deal done today. T.M.

Kudos! My client reports sleeping well last night for the first time in many years. M.S.
Attorney Client:
71



Dispute Type:
Contracts
Submitted:
15 Mar 17
Great work today. Thanks for your patience in staying to get the minutes of settlement signed. B.V.
Attorney Client:
70



Dispute Type:
Construction
Submitted:
9 Mar 17
You did a fantastic job today. Thank you for staying late as well. T.L.
Attorney Client:
69



Dispute Type:
Contracts
Submitted:
24 Feb 17

Thanks for your assistance. It was a pleasure working with you. I was very impressed with your knowledge of the matter. It was clear that you took the time to “dig into” the briefs and truly understand the dispute. That helped greatly in getting to a resolution as both parties understood that your opinion was an educated, informed view. J.D.

Attorney Client:
68



Dispute Type:
Corporate/Commercial
Submitted:
15 Feb 17
Thanks, Larry. Thanks for your persistence to get this done. I.E.
Attorney Client:
67



Dispute Type:
Partnership Disputes
Submitted:
7 Feb 17
We couldn't get to settlement before mediation, so whatever Banack did, it worked and thus very, very helpful L.S.
Attorney Client:
66



Dispute Type:
Banking & Finance
Submitted:
24 Jan 17
Thanks for your help. Your perfect record is still intact.

Always a pleasure working with you . I appreciate your ability and willingness to work with counsel in a congenital manner regardless of whether or not you agree with counsel's position. S.S.

Attorney Client:
65



Dispute Type:
Multi-Party / Complex
Submitted:
23 Jan 17
Thank you for your excellent work on this matter. C.Z.
Attorney Client:
64



Dispute Type:
Real Estate (inc Strata)
Submitted:
16 Jan 17
Good job Larry on a matter that had to be settled for all concerned. Thanks again. G.L.
Attorney Client:
63



Dispute Type:
Professional Negligence
Submitted:
29 Nov 16
Larry:It was your knowledge, expertise, guidance and communication skills that got this job done. Many thanks, D.H.
Attorney Client:
62



Dispute Type:
Real Estate (inc Strata)
Submitted:
19 Nov 16
It’s been a long road on this file and hopefully we are now close to the end of the “journey”.

Once again I’d like to express my appreciation to you for sticking with this. I believe that resolution would not have happened without your continued involvement. G.T.

Attorney Client:
61



Dispute Type:
Professional Negligence
Submitted:
11 Nov 16
Larry, thanks again for the great work you did today in getting a settlement on this very messy claim. IE
Attorney Client:
60



Dispute Type:
Real Estate (inc Strata)
Submitted:
8 Nov 16
A special thanks to Mr. Banack for all his skill and expertise in achieving a resolution. I am pleased. MB
Attorney Client:
59



Dispute Type:
Contracts
Submitted:
6 Nov 16
Thank you Larry. We could never have got there on our own. VE
Attorney Client:
58



Dispute Type:
Professional Negligence
Submitted:
2 Nov 16
Mr. Banack was indeed the correct choice for this muddle. DF
Attorney Client:
57



Dispute Type:
Insurance
Submitted:
1 Nov 16
Excellent job today Larry. Always a pleasure M.C.
Attorney Client:
56



Dispute Type:
Construction
Submitted:
1 Sep 16
Thanks a lot for your help Larry as we never would have got to where we did without you! H.M.

Attorney Client:
55



Dispute Type:
Bankruptcy/Insolvency
Submitted:
30 Aug 16
We really appreciate your characteristic great work. S.S.

Attorney Client:
54



Dispute Type:
Partnership Disputes
Submitted:
23 Aug 16
Thank you for all your help. No settlement without you. E.B.

Attorney Client:
53



Dispute Type:
Professional Liability
Submitted:
26 Feb 16
Very appreciative. Assisted in resolving a difficult case. Thanks S.B.
Attorney Client:
52



Dispute Type:
Engineering
Submitted:
23 Feb 16
Thanks to you, Larry. You did a great job, especially considering the short time available. N.B.
Attorney Client:
51



Dispute Type:
Engineering
Submitted:
23 Feb 16
Thanks for you help, Larry. I confess that I did not think it would settle last week. Good job. J.R.

Attorney Client:
50



Dispute Type:
Employment
Submitted:
11 Jan 16
Thanks so much for all your help yesterday. I had my reservations as to whether we would settle, but you really did a great job. We couldn't have done it without you! C.W.

Attorney Client:
49



Dispute Type:
Construction
Submitted:
5 Jan 16
You're the best Larry! You did the best in very difficult circumstances. Thanks P.D.
Attorney Client:
48



Dispute Type:
Construction
Submitted:
9 Oct 15
Thanks Larry. The client was impressed as was I. I told him that was why I insisted on you for this particular matter. J.C.
Attorney Client:
47



Dispute Type:
Construction
Submitted:
3 Sep 15
I don’t know how you pulled it off. But it is important to leave something to the imagination.
Thank you for your tireless effort. L.A.

Attorney Client:
46



Dispute Type:
Insurance
Submitted:
22 Jul 15
Larry, thanks very much for your hard work and unfailing optimism, and for spending a very long day with all of us. It was a pleasure working with you. G.N.

Attorney Client:
45



Dispute Type:
Condominium Issues
Submitted:
3 Jul 15
Congratulations on an excellent performance.
It was a pleasure to watch a master in action. JC.

Attorney Client:
44



Dispute Type:
Construction
Submitted:
26 Jun 15
Larry, thanks for the great job you did. You successfully pushed everyone beyond their comfort zone, which is what made the deal happen. This settlement would not have occurred without your assistance. I.E.

Attorney Client:
43



Dispute Type:
Real Estate (inc Strata)
Submitted:
1 Jun 15
This was all YOU. I don't know how,but you did an amazing thing for these parties. Until next time. B.B.
Attorney Client:
42



Dispute Type:
Contracts
Submitted:
29 May 15
Larry: It was a pleasure meeting you. Do you ever travel? We have very few commercial litigation mediators and it gets old dealing with retired insurance defence counsel. A.F.M. (The answer is YES)
Attorney Client:
41



Dispute Type:
Environmental
Submitted:
15 May 15
Impressed. Two files resolved. Thanks for your hard work Larry. Hope to see you again on another file. L.S.
Attorney Client:
40



Dispute Type:
Real Estate (inc Strata)
Submitted:
11 May 15
Thank you Larry, we could not have settled without your guidance and perseverance. We never saw the creative settlement alternative you guided us to. V.K.
Attorney Client:
39



Dispute Type:
Estate & Wills
Submitted:
20 Apr 15
Thank you for your assistance and professionalism throughout. J. C.
Attorney Client:
38



Dispute Type:
Bankruptcy/Insolvency
Submitted:
15 Apr 15
I was very impressed with your work today as was my client! A.P.
Attorney Client:
37



Dispute Type:
Contracts
Submitted:
13 Apr 15
Great Job J.W.
Attorney Client:
36



Dispute Type:
Corporate/Commercial
Submitted:
9 Apr 15
Larry, your setting out the detailed facts at the beginning and having a full understanding of the case saved a lot of time and allowed us to get right to negotiations. Thank you again. G.B.
Attorney Client:
35



Dispute Type:
Construction
Submitted:
27 Mar 15
Larry, you did a great job yesterday, as always. B.B.
Attorney Client:
34



Dispute Type:
Contracts
Submitted:
19 Mar 15
Thanks for your help in getting this settled. My client was pleased with the result. A.L.
Attorney Client:
33



Dispute Type:
Land Use/Planning
Submitted:
12 Feb 15
Larry, thanks for hanging in there until 10 at night and getting this difficult case settled. I.S.
Attorney Client:
32



Dispute Type:
Construction
Submitted:
21 Jan 15
I am absolutely convinced that without your participation and intervention the case would never have been resolved other than with great cost and considerable time. Thank you for the professional way you handled the parties. WS
Attorney Client:
31



Dispute Type:
Family Estate/Inheritance
Submitted:
20 Jan 15
I find Larry's plenary session incredibly valuable. He demonstrates to the parties that they have been heard. SS
Attorney Client:
30



Dispute Type:
Professional Liability
Submitted:
12 Jan 15
Thank you for your help. Your opening genuinely impressed my client. Your opening, credentials and demeanor throughout assisted greatly in resolving this difficult and complicated case. I would not hesitate to recommend you as a mediator to other clients of our firm. JK
Attorney Client:
29



Dispute Type:
Family Estate/Inheritance
Submitted:
5 Jan 15
Thanks so much for your help in this difficult situation. Your words of wisdom are always appreciated. JP
Attorney Client:
28



Dispute Type:
Partnership Disputes
Submitted:
5 Nov 14
I wanted to thank you again for the fine work you did mediating this often difficult matter, in your usual well-prepared, impartial and effective manner. I am advising people here of the job you did and recommending that we strongly consider using your mediation services whenever possible.
Attorney Client:
27



Dispute Type:
Engineering
Submitted:
16 Jul 14
Thank-you! Really impressed with the mediation. You did a great job

Attorney Client:
26



Dispute Type:
Construction
Submitted:
4 Jul 14
My daughter Tasha and I want to thank you for finding a solution to what has been a difficult and protracted matter for over 3 years. Your thoroughness, preparedness and patience was a breath of fresh air and was the very reason why this case was settled. As a lawyer and a Defendant its evident to me that you are the best of the best. I know as I have had to deal with other mediators and it wasn't so pleasant. Thank you again.

Attorney Client:
25



Dispute Type:
Construction
Submitted:
23 Jun 14
Thank you, Larry – you did a good job and my client certainly appreciates it.

Attorney Client:
24



Dispute Type:
Construction
Submitted:
20 Jun 14
Thank you for your hard work. That was one of the best mediations I’ve seen yet.
Attorney Client:
23



Dispute Type:
Contracts
Submitted:
16 Jun 14
Thanks so much for your good work today and patience on the paper side of things.
Attorney Client:
22



Dispute Type:
Professional Liability
Submitted:
12 Jun 14
Your time and hard work today were much appreciated.

Attorney Client:
21



Dispute Type:
Professional Negligence
Submitted:
10 Jun 14
You have an amazing ability to bring parties together and to get a deal done. Thank you
Attorney Client:
20



Dispute Type:
Construction
Submitted:
26 May 14
I liked your style and approach yesterday. I didn't think we would end up where we did but I think my clients are content with the outcome
Attorney Client:
19



Dispute Type:
Professional Liability
Submitted:
24 May 14
Thank you for your excellent efforts on behalf of all of the clients, Larry
Attorney Client:
18



Dispute Type:
Corporate/Commercial
Submitted:
13 Jan 14
Great job Larry. I would never have guessed that this matter would settle at the mediation. I’m not sure that anyone else could have gotten it done
Attorney Client:
17



Dispute Type:
Professional Negligence
Submitted:
21 Dec 13
With your method we feel that something worthwhile has been done, not just going through the motions of a mandatory requirement in a law suit.
Attorney Client:
16



Dispute Type:
Insurance
Submitted:
4 Oct 13
A very helpful, productive mediation, yielding a very fair result. Resolution would not likely have been reached but for Mr. Banack’s preparation and even handed determination to compromise and reach a settlement acceptable to the parties.
Attorney Client:
15



Dispute Type:
Engineering
Submitted:
24 Sep 13
Although matter did not settle at mediation, issues were narrowed and positions reassessed. Appears that parties will be at a settlement less than a month after the session. Thanks Larry.
Attorney Client:
14



Dispute Type:
Collection / Debtors
Submitted:
15 Jul 13
Mr. Banack is a delight, pure and simple. Very down to earth!”
Attorney Client:
15



Dispute Type:
Partnership Disputes
Submitted:
15 Jul 13
Was very organized, calm, neutral, acknowledged Plaintiff’s hurt feelings without pressing the defendants to settle on that basis alone.
Attorney Client:
12



Dispute Type:
Partnership Disputes
Submitted:
13 Jun 13
I had no hope of settling going into this mediation. The clients had appeared unreceptive to my practical advice with respect to the need to settle. Now I feel quite confident that the matter will settle thanks to your ability to get the message through, by means of credibility, wit and impartiality.
Attorney Client:
13



Dispute Type:
Professional Liability
Submitted:
13 Jun 13
Great Work. Your reputation in this area is well deserved. I look forward to working with you again.
Attorney Client:
10



Dispute Type:
Professional Negligence
Submitted:
13 May 13
Your efforts on behalf of all parties in this matter during the course of the mediation can only be described as “Herculean”! You obviously work very hard and this was appreciated by all parties and by all counsel
Attorney Client:
11



Dispute Type:
Construction
Submitted:
13 May 13
The mediator listened to the parties and their counsel regarding a process and was very adaptive and creative in his approach.
Attorney Client:
8



Dispute Type:
Partnership Disputes
Submitted:
15 Apr 13
I was more than satisfied with the mediation process. I was impressed! I thought you did a great job and saved both parties unnecessary grief at a later date.
Attorney Client:
9



Dispute Type:
Condominium Issues
Submitted:
15 Apr 13
Very Good preparation. The written summary you prepared, allowed everyone to know that you were very familiar with the facts. It was my first mediation with Larry. I found him to be more prepared than other mediators I have used. I would certainly use him again and recommend his services to other lawyers.
Attorney Client:
6



Dispute Type:
Corporate/Commercial
Submitted:
15 Mar 13
• Excellent and “family” component of commercial dispute was amply taken into account.
Attorney Client:
7



Dispute Type:
Employment
Submitted:
15 Mar 13
Mr. Banack was one of the best prepared mediators that I have seen. It was a pleasure to work with someone who knew the dispute.
Attorney Client:
4



Dispute Type:
Condominium Issues
Submitted:
15 Feb 13
I was totally sincere with my compliments to you today. You pulled me back from the edge of defeat and delivered a victory.
Attorney Client:
5



Dispute Type:
Contracts
Submitted:
15 Feb 13
You moved mountains today. Good for you, good for us and good for them. Thank you.
Until next time
Attorney Client:
3



Dispute Type:
Professional Liability
Submitted:
15 Jan 13
Thank you very much for your work yesterday. I’m not sure how you did it, but I am impressed. I look forward to working with you again.
Attorney Client:
1



Dispute Type:
Contracts
Submitted:
13 Jan 13
Thank you SO much for your assistance in helping the parties resolve this challenging claim. As always, we appreciate your discerning critiques of our positions and your tremendous efforts to bridge the gap.
Attorney Client:
2



Dispute Type:
Corporate/Commercial
Submitted:
13 Jan 13
Thanks for your hard work today. I was very impressed with your effort, as was my client!

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