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ROBERT-ANDRÉ
Adam

Title: lawyer, equity partner Year of call: 1997

Expertise: aboriginal and constitutional law  |  business law  |  labor and employment 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 construction.

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: Isabelle Desforges

Other titles

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

Expertise

  • 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)

Education

  • 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

  • “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, Association des centres jeunesse du Quebec Litigation Committee
  • Former chair, Organizing Committee for the Barreau de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue annual convention