Adam Lewinberg Partner


Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2007 - New York

Year of Call: 2006 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 416-862-4445

Fax: +1 416-862-7661

Email: adam.lewinberg@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Toronto



Adam Lewinberg

Adam Lewinberg is a partner in Gowling WLG's Toronto office. His practice focuses on complex procurements and large multifaceted construction projects, including public-private partnership/alternative finance projects (P3/AFP), large complex linear construction, district energy, hospital, courthouse, rail, light rail and data centre projects, as well as projects in Canada's North and other remote areas.

Adam has a wide range of experience throughout the P3/AFP project lifecycle, having helped private sector clients manage procurement, financing, construction, operations, facilities maintenance and dispositions of P3/AFP projects in almost every jurisdiction in Canada and in several US states. Adam's experience includes helping clients manage and avoid defaults and restructurings in the P3/AFP space.

Adam also has a broad corporate/commercial practice with an emphasis on technology, which includes advising on business acquisitions and dispositions, corporate governance matters, legal precedents and processes for ongoing business operations, and a broad range of corporate and commercial transactions.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Adam was an associate general counsel at a corporation with a diverse portfolio of businesses in the construction and facilities maintenance industries, including P3/AFP, energy, remote camps and oil sands services. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Adam had a successful career as a software engineer.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2007

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2007
      Year of Call, New York
  • 2006

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2006
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2005

    • Education
       2005
      University of Toronto, School of Law, JD
  • 1996

    • Education
       1996
      McGill University, Bachelor of Arts, Honours

Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association

Representative Work

Adam's P3/AFP experience in Canada and the US includes advising:

  • A majority equity investor and facilities maintenance company on the procurement, structuring and successful closing of the first P3/AFP procurement in the Northwest Territories
  • An equity investor, design-build partner and facilities maintenance partner on the procurement, structuring and successful closing of, at the time, the largest P3/AFP procurement in Saskatchewan
  • An equity investor, design-build partner and facilities maintenance partner on the procurement, structuring and successful closing of several P3/AFP hospital projects in Ontario
  • A project finance arranger, operator and maintenance provider on the procurement, structuring and successful closing of a large P3/AFP district energy project at a university in the United States
  • An operator and maintenance provider on the largest P3/AFP district energy procurement in Canada
  • Various maintenance providers on numerous large social infrastructure P3/AFP projects in Canada and the United States
  • Various project finance arrangers and construction contractors on large P3/AFP civil infrastructure and transportation projects across Canada
  • An equity investor and operations and maintenance partner on a large road P3/AFP procurement in Alberta
  • An equity investor, construction contractor and maintenance provider on a large P3/AFP data centre project in Ontario
  • An equity investor, construction contractor and maintenance provider on a large P3/AFP Defence Construction Canada project
  • An equity investor on the disposition of the equity interest in a number of P3/AFP projects

Adam’s construction experience includes advising:

  • A joint venture construction contractor partner on United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Order No. 1000 (FERC 1000) transmission distribution projects
  • A construction contractor on the Bipole I, II and III transmission distribution projects in Manitoba
  • A joint venture construction contractor partner on the Maritime Link Project in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland
  • A construction contractor on electricity transmission and distribution projects in New York, California, Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico
  • Various construction contractors and owners on a wide range of large complex construction manager, construction manager at risk, design-build and other project types. Projects include the Vaughan Corporate Centre Station, Union Station revitalization, the Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre, and the National Gallery of Canada revitalization

Adam's M&A law experience includes advising:

  • A purchaser on the purchase of an interest in a First Nations-owned oil sands services business
  • A purchaser on the purchase of a majority interest in a transmission distribution business
  • A purchaser on the purchase of a remote camps and emergency accommodation business with operations in all 13 Canadian jurisdictions
  • A purchaser on the purchase of a national facilities maintenance business