1 King St W, Fl 10, Commerce Place, Box 907, Hamilton, ON
Year called to bar: 2011 (ON)
Wade Poziomka is a partner in Ross & McBride’s Human Rights, Labour & Employment Practice Groups. Wade has dedicated his legal career to ensuring the voices of marginalized members of our communities are heard. He believes the law is an instrument of social change and when the law does not protect those who need it most, it needs to change. Wade Chairs the OBA’s Constitutional, Civil Liberties & Human Rights Section and sits on the executive of the CBA’s Constitutional & Human Rights Section. He is First VP of the Board of Directors of ARCH Disability Law Centre and a Director on St. Joseph’s Villa Foundation’s Board of Directors. Wade also sits on the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario’s Practice Advisory Committee as an applicant-side representative advising the Associate Chair on procedural issues. His commitment to community has earned him an Ontario Volunteer Service Award, a Top 40 under 40 Achievement Award, and two nominations for Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers. He has been listed in Best Lawyers Canada for the last three years and was selected among 2022’s Leading Lawyers Under 40 by Lexpert Rising Stars.