Adam Thompson is Associate Counsel with Miller Thomson’s Vancouver office. Prior to joining Miller Thomson, Adam was Senior Counsel at a mid-size law firm in the San Francisco Bay Area. After 14 years of practice in Los Angeles and the Bay Area, he moved to Vancouver, where he continues his practice.
While practicing in California, Adam specialized in the handling of commercial real estate, joint venture and financial transactions, and was experienced in guiding a project from conception, acquisition, financing, entitlement, ground-up construction, stabilization and eventual disposition. In the recent years, Adam also provided counsel on multiple projects involving municipal or other governmental partners, with an emphasis on the creation and rehabilitation of non-profit and affordable housing developments, as well as the restoration and preservation of historical buildings.
For six consecutive years from 2015 to 2020, Adam was honoured by Thompson Reuters as a Northern California Super Lawyer “Rising Star.”
Adam brings his considerable expertise and collaborative approach to Miller Thomson. He provides responsive, timely and cost-effective service in working with clients to achieve their goals.
Professional achievements & leadership
- Northern California Super Lawyer “Rising Star”, 2015 – 2020
Bar admissions & education
- California Bar, 2007
- British Columbia Bar, 2022
- Certificate of Qualification, National Committee on Accreditation – Federation of Law Societies of Canada, 2022
- J.D., cum laude, Order of the Coif, Loyola Law School, 2006
- B.A., University of Southern California, 2003