Adam Rochwerg

Adam Rochwerg

Associate
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone:
416-363-1867 ext. 292
Fax:
416-363-0263
Email:

Adam is an associate in the class action group at Rochon Genova LLP. He joined the firm in 2017.

Adam holds a Bachelor of Arts from Dalhousie University, a Master of Arts from the University of Western Ontario, a Master of Science from the London School of Economics, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law. While in law school Adam represented the University of Ottawa at the Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration Moot, where his team placed second out of 50 teams at the global elimination rounds, and was awarded the second overall respondent memorial.

Before joining Rochon Genova, Adam clerked at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, where he worked on various aspects of civil litigation, administrative, criminal, and family law matters.

Prior to law school, Adam worked at the United Nations in New York, where he was an advisor for the Permanent Mission of the Maldives and a policy advisor for an intergovernmental organization focused on small island state development. Adam has also worked for the United Nations Environment Programme and for Global Affairs Canada.

Adam is a member of the Law Society of Ontario, the Canadian Bar Association, the Advocates Society, and the Ontario Bar Association, where he serves on the executive committee of the Environmental Law Section. He is also a Global Fellow with the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law.

Outside of work, Adam enjoys exploring Toronto's food and music scenes, as well as spending time with his family.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2017

Areas of Practice

  • Class Action

Education

  • University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    • Juris Doctor
    • Honours: University of Ottawa at the Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration Moot
  • Dalhousie University
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts
  • University of Western Ontario
    • M.A., Master of Arts
  • London School of Economics
    • M.S. Master of Science

Honours and Awards

  • Global Fellow, Centre for International Sustainable Development Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of Ontario, Member
  • Canadian Bar Association, Member
  • Advocates Society, Member
  • Ontario Bar Association, Executive Committee of the Environmental Law Section

Past Employment Positions

  • Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Clerk
  • United Nations in New York, Advisor for the Permanent Mission of the Maldives and a Policy Advisor for an Intergovernmental Organization
  • United Nations Environment Programme
  • Global Affairs Canada