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Adam James

Adam James

Direct: 416.217.2248
Cell: 416.580.3931
24 Hour: 416.420.0738


Queen’s University, Juris Doctor
University of British Columbia,
Bachelor of Commerce
(Human Resources Management)

Alissa MacDonald 416.603.6772 amacdonald@sherrardkuzz.com

Adam James

Adam regularly advises and advocates for employers on a wide range of employment and labour law matters.  He  began his career as a law student with Sherrard Kuzz LLP, during which time he participated in a secondment with the Ontario Labour Relations Board.

Adam is a member of the Law Society of Ontario, Canadian Bar Association and Ontario Bar Association (Labour & Employment; Civil Litigation; Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights; Workers’ Compensation; and Young Lawyers), and the Moot Coordinator for Start Proud, an organization supporting LGBTQ youth as they transition to the professional world.

While at law school Adam won the Sherrard Kuzz LLP Prize for highest standing in employment, labour and administrative law, was the volunteer coordinator with the Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal and participated in two labour arbitration moots.

Areas of Focus:

Publications & Media

Speaking Engagements

  • Discipline in the Workplace – Common Issues and Best Practices

    June 12, 2019

  • Managing Disabilities in the Workplace: Duty to Accommodate

    May 15, 2019

  • Legal Aspects of Drug and Alcohol Testing, Legalized Marijuana, What Does this Mean in the Workplace

    March 1, 2019

  • Occupational Health and Safety for Supervisors

    February 27, 2019

  • Managing Disabilities in the Workplace: Duty to Accommodate

    September 11, 2018

  • Legal Aspect of Health & Safety

    March 21, 2018

  • Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace and the Duty to Accommodate

    March 2, 2018

  • The Duty to Accommodate: Disability, Mental Illness and Family Status

    February 7, 2018

  • Pot in the Workplace: The Law and How to Prepare

    January 24, 2018

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