Adam James

Adam regularly advises and advocates for employers on a wide range of employment and labour law matters. His expertise includes:

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). He is also 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. He began his career as a student with Sherrard Kuzz LLP, during which time he completed a secondment with the Ontario Labour Relations Board.


Publications and Media Mentions:

Just a Phone Call Away – Changes Coming to Minimum Pay for On-Call Work

Sherrard Kuzz LLP Newsletter - August 2018

Family Matters – The Evolving Analysis for Family Status Discrimination

Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA) - Durham Region - Fall 2017


Speaking Engagements:

Legal Aspects of Drug and Alcohol Testing, Legalized Marijuana, What Does this Mean in the Workplace
Ontario Road Builders Association Health and Safety Academy - March 1, 2019

Occupational Health and Safety for Supervisors
Ontario Road Builders Association Health and Safety Academy - February 27, 2019

Managing Disabilities in the Workplace: Duty to Accommodate
Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) - September 11, 2018

Legal Aspect of Health & Safety
Canadian Manufactures & Exporters - March 21, 2018

The Duty to Accommodate: Disability, Mental Illness and Family Status
Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) - February 7, 2018

Pot in the Workplace: The Law and How to Prepare
ezCPD - January 24, 2018