Adam Chisholm

McMillan - Ontario


4400 - 181 Bay Street
Toronto, ON M5J 2T3

+1 416 307 4209

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Practice area:

Intellectual property
Public law

Adam is a Partner at McMillan LLP and an experienced securities litigator. Adam’s experience is paired with industry expertise ranging from traditional financial sectors to those involving modern digital assets. Adam teaches Securities Litigation at Queen’s University and is a member of the Ontario Securities Commission’s Securities Proceedings Advisory Committee. He is an authority in the area of Securities Litigation. He has been quoted in both the Globe and Mail and Financial Post with respect to his securities litigation files. He also appeared on Bloomberg News Network in 2019 to discuss securities whistle-blower proceedings. Adam's securities litigation matters have ranged beyond Canada's borders and he has assisted clients as far away as Cyprus, Australia and Israel. He assists McMillan's clients with securities regulatory matters in other provinces, and represents clients in multi-jurisdictional matters, including those involving FINRA, the SEC and CFTC in the United States. Adam has acted on one of Canada’s most prominent securities fraud cases and has had success at trial related to securities blackout periods and corporate director responsibilities. Other prominent parts of Adam’s litigation practice involve his expertise in administrative law and intellectual property matters.


Updated March 2022