Title : Lawyer, partner Year of call : 1997

Expertise : aboriginal and constitutional law | business law | labor and employment law | immigration law

Robert-André Adam, partner, is originally from Amos and has been in private practice in Val-d'Or since 1997. He specializes in commercial and corporate law, with a focus on economic immigration.

He regularly argues cases in labor law, litigation, and health and social services law. In addition, he works with First Nations in various regions, traveling frequently to northern Québec.

His fields of specialization include:

  • Native Affairs
  • Construction
  • Health and Social Services

Assistant: Jasmine Rondeau

  • Member, Cain Lamarre board of directors
  • Head, professional committee on energy and natural resources


  • Aboriginal and constitutional law ( First Nation governance)
  • Business law (corporate law, construction law, mining, energy, and natural resources law)
  • Labor and employment law (collective labor relations, individual labor relations)
  • Immigration law


  • LL.B., Université de Sherbrooke (1995)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre (Val-d'Or) (2011 to present)
  • Girouard Adam et associés (Val-d'Or)
  • Ayotte Martineau McGuire Boyer (Amos)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • Introduction of immigration of foreign workers
  • Cannabis and workplace : what managers need to know
  • “Au service des territoires du Nord-du-Québec,” article published in Paroles de droit, the Université de Sherbrooke law faculty journal (Vol. 7, No. 2, summer 2015).
  • “Grasping business opportunities in infrastructure development,” talk presented at the Canadian Institute’s conference on developing infrastructure projects under Quebec’s Plan Nord (March 2015)
  • “Social and economic participation agreements: Developments in the case law,” a talk delivered in Pikogan (2012)
  • Numerous lectures and training sessions for health and social services professionals on the many facets of the law (National Training Program [NTP] certified trainer)

Associations, committees, boards

  • Chair, Festival d’humour de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue
  • Member, Fondation Philippe Laprise executive board
  • Member, Association des centres jeunesse du Quebec Litigation Committee
  • Former chair, Organizing Committee for the Barreau de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue annual convention