Adam Sherman Associate


Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2020 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 416-369-7278

Fax: +1 416-862-7661

Email: adam.sherman@gowlingwlg.com

Download vCard


Primary office:  Toronto




Adam Sherman

Adam Sherman is an associate lawyer in the Business Law Department of Gowling WLG's Toronto office. He is a member of the firm’s Securities Practice Group. Adam’s practice focuses primarily on securities law, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters.

Adam is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School. During his time at law school, Adam volunteered on numerous executive committees, including the Osgoode Business Law Society, where he served as president. Adam was also a member of the Osgoode Business Clinic and Osgoode Venture Capital Clinic, and competed in the 2018 Donald G.H Bowman National Tax Moot.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG as an articling student, Adam was a summer law student with a major Canadian financial institution and with an Israeli law firm.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2020

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2020
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2019

    • Education
       2019
      Osgoode Hall Law School, JD
  • 2018

    • Community
       2018
      Osgoode Hall Business Law Society, President
  • 2017

    • Community
       2017
      Osgoode Entertainment and Sports Law Association, Executive Committee
    • Rankings & Awards
       2017
      Finalist, Torys’ LLP Cup – Osgoode Hall
  • 2016

    • Education
       2016
      McGill University, BA (with Distinction)
    • Rankings & Awards
       2016
      Dean’s Honour List – McGill University

Representative Work

Adam has recently advised on the following transactions:

  • Counsel to Coinsquare on its $56.4 million strategic investment by Mogo Inc. (TSX: MOGO)
  • Counsel to PlantX Life Inc. (CSE: VEGA) on its oversubscribed $20 million prospectus offering of units
  • Counsel to IM Cannabis Corp. (CSE: IMCC) (NASDAQ: IMCC) on its acquisition of Trichome Financial Corp. pursuant to a plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Ontario)
  • Counsel to The Real Brokerage Inc. (TSXV: REAX) on its acquisition of certain business assets of RealtyCrunch Inc.
  • Counsel to PlantX Life Inc. (CSE: VEGA) on its oversubscribed $11.5 million non-brokered private placement offering of units
  • Counsel to Heavenly Rx Ltd. on its sale of its 50.1% interest in PureKana, LLC to PureK Holdings Corp. (TSXV: PKAN), formerly AF1 Capital Corp., pursuant to a qualifying transaction under the TSX Venture Exchange policies
  • Counsel to The Real Brokerage Inc. (TSXV: REAX) on its US$20 million strategic investment by Insight Partners
  • Counsel to Elemental Royalties Limited (TSXV: ELE) on its oversubscribed $23 million non-brokered private placement offering of subscription receipts
  • Counsel to The Real Brokerage Inc. (TSXV: REAX) on its reverse takeover of ADL Ventures Inc., pursuant to a qualifying transaction under the TSX Venture exchange policies
  • Counsel to Aleafia Health Inc. (TSX: AH) on its over subscribed $14.95 million bought deal offering
  • Counsel to Frankly Inc. on its business combination with Torque Esports Corp and Winview Inc. to create Engine Media Holdings, Inc. (CSE: GAME), the first public entity which offers an integrated platform dedicated to live esports, news and gaming.
  • Counsel to Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) on its acquisition of Dyna-Flo Control Value Services Ltd. for $81 million
  • Counsel to Party City Holdco Inc. (NYSE: PRTY) on the sale of its Canadian retail business to Canadian Tire Corporation (TSX: CTC) for $174 million