Geoffrey D.E. Adair

Geoffrey D.E. Adair , KC

(416) 941-5863
(647) 689-2059
95 Wellington St W, Suite 1830, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1969 (ON)
Geoff is one of Canada’s leading trial and appellate lawyers. His experience is unparalleled, having tried over 250 cases and argued over 100 appeals. Geoff’s courtroom experience includes acting as lead counsel in lawsuits ranging from the most sophisticated commercial litigation matters to major tort cases, contentious insurance claims, income tax appeals, and murder trials. For his excellence in litigation, Geoff has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and appointed King’s Counsel, amongst myriad other recognitions from his peers and leading legal publications. His practice currently centers on commercial litigation as well as professional and product liability claims for plaintiffs and defendants alike. He also focuses on substantial insurance coverage disputes and directors’ and officers’ liability cases, representing both insurers and insured parties. Geoff also handles significant tort litigation, encompassing defamation suits, bad faith claims, wrongful death actions, and substantial personal injury matters. Geoff is the author of On Trial, Advocacy Skills Law and Practice, a leading text on trial advocacy frequently cited by courts and relied on by litigators throughout Canada. He is also a contributing editor of Ontario Courtroom Procedure.
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