Adam Soliman



Tel: +1 416 917 1369


Bar Admissions: Ontario, 2019

Practice Areas:

  • Arbitration
  • Class Action Defence
    • Advertising & Consumer Claims
    • Appellate Litigation
    • Commercial Disputes
    • Defamation Claims
    • Franchise Disputes
    • Gaming Disputes
    • Professional Negligence
    • Public Interest & Constitutional Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Investigations & Regulatory Defence
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Privacy & Technology Disputes
  • Shareholder, Partnership & Securities Disputes
  • Sports Disputes

Adam is a strategic advocate with experience advising clients with a range of complex disputes.

Adam carries on a broad litigation practice. He advises clients on a wide range of matters, including commercial, arbitration, defamation and medical malpractice disputes. He also regularly represents executives, athletes and businesses on employment matters. Adam has extensive experience negotiating agreements and has appeared before the Courts and arbitral panels in a number of jurisdictions within Canada and internationally.

Adam also has a background in technology-related disputes. As lead researcher with the Samuelson-Glushko Centre for Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) from 2016-2018, Adam assisted counsel with oral and written submissions for six interventions at the Supreme Court of Canada, including: Google v Equustek, AstraZeneca v Apotex, v Mitchell Goldhar, R v Jarvis, BC v Philip Morris, and Rogers v Voltage.

Adam is also active outside the office. He enjoys triathlon and motorsport, and trained with the University of Toronto's Varsity Track Team. He is conversant in Arabic.


"Click Here to Agree: Managing Intellectual Property When Crowdsourcing Solutions", 2017 Harvard Business Review / (2017) 60:2 Business Horizons, 207.

Professional Affiliations
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • The Advocates' Society
  • The Sports Lawyers Association
  • Toronto Lawyers' Association
Teaching Engagements

Guest Judge — Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP Moot Competition (2016-2020)

  • University of Ottawa, JD (With Technology Law Option), 2018
  • University of Toronto, BA (Honours With Distinction), 2012
  • Adam has demonstrated success with oral and written advocacy. He was a member of the winning contingent at the 2017 Harold G. Fox IP Moot Competition, and the first-place team at the 2016 Nelligan O'Brien Payne Moot Competition, where he was also nominated for best factum.
  • Adam has co-authored articles on internet jurisdiction and intellectual property law. His contributions have been published in Harvard Business Review and Business Horizons.