Adam practices complex, high-stakes commercial and corporate litigation for both Canadian and global companies. His expertise is broad ranging, covering commercial disputes and private arbitration, class action defence (with a focus on competition, consumer protection and product liability claims), tax disputes and insolvency matters.
Adam is a highly versatile litigator and a quick study. He masters the finer details of his clients’ businesses and uses that knowledge to win their cases on their terms, be it at trial or by way of carefully crafted settlement. Companies value Adam’s candor, financial acuity, real-time responsiveness, strategic counsel and tireless drive to accomplish their litigation goals.
Adam’s recent mandates include acting as lead trial counsel for Nieuport Aviation, the owner of the terminal at Billy Bishop Airport, in a significant commercial dispute relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, acting for Maple Leaf Foods to successfully defeat certification of a proposed competition class action, and acting for a large cannabis producer in commercial arbitration proceedings.
Adam is recognized as a Future Litigation Star and in the 40 and Under Hot List by Benchmark Litigation, and in the 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers Canada in Corporate and Commercial Litigation. He is the co-author of the chapter on business and commercial litigation in Canada in the highly regarded treatise Business and Commercial Litigation in the Federal Courts, 5th Ed. (Thomson Reuters).