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Adam is a lawyer with experience in climate policy and environmental litigation. He has worked for a leading plaintiff-side class action litigation firm in Toronto, and clerked for the judges of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.
Previously, Adam worked at the United Nations in New York, where he was an advisor for the Permanent Mission of the Maldives and a policy advisor for an intergovernmental organization focused on small island state development. He has also worked as a government affairs advisor for the United Nations Environment Programme, for the Oceans and Environment Division of Global Affairs Canada, and as a caseworker at Canada’s largest environmental law charity, Ecojustice Canada.
He holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts from Dalhousie University, a Master of Arts from the University of Western Ontario, a Master of Science from the London School of Economics, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law.
Adam is currently a Global Fellow with the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law, and he serves on the executive of the Environmental Law Section at the Ontario Bar Association. He is called to the Bar of Ontario.