The partners and staff at Howie, Sacks & Henry congratulate Senior Partner, Adam Wagman on becoming President of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) on May 27, 2016.
The former Managing Partner at HSH, Adam is recognized as a leader in the legal community. He has been selected by his peers to The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, and to the Best Lawyers' Directory as a leading practitioner in personal injury for several years.
Adam initially joined OTLA in 1996, the very same year he was called to the Bar. Over the years he has been an extremely active member. In 2008, Adam became a Board Member. In 2010, Adam was appointed to the Executive Committee, where he served as Member at Large. Adam was re-appointed to the Executive Committee in 2011 (Member at Large), 2012 (Parliamentarian) and 2013 (Parliamentarian).
Adam served on the Access to Justice Committee, which he chaired from 2010-14. He also co-chaired the Access to Justice Committee in 2015.
In 2014, Adam was elected Vice-President of OTLA becoming President-Elect in 2015, a role he has proudly served over the last year.
We look forward to seeing the great initiatives that Adam will lead as President and wish him much success.
The Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) was formed in 1991 by lawyers acting for plaintiffs. Our purpose is to promote access to justice for all Ontarians, preserve and improve the civil justice system, and advocate for the rights of those who have suffered injury and losses as the result of wrongdoing by others, while at the same time advocating strongly for safety initiatives.