Adam is Anishnaabe from Curve Lake First Nation and has been a lawyer practicing in a boutique Aboriginal Law Firm since 2010. He has acted as general counsel for Aboriginal communities and their organizations in a wide range of matters, including economic development, specific claims, reserve land management, employment, governance, accommodation of Aboriginal rights, and negotiations and agreements with government and industry. In June 2015, he completed his MBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership at Simon Fraser University, as a way to better support his client’s business needs. This paved the way for founding Munnings Law in 2016, a boutique Aboriginal and Business Law firm.
Currently, Adam serves as Chair of the Vancouver Native Health Society, a Board member of the PHS Community Services Society, and a member of Canadian Bar Association British Columbia (“CBABC”) Provincial Council. He has also served as Chair of the CBABC Aboriginal Lawyers Forum, Chair of North Shore Restorative Justice, and President of the Aboriginal Housing Management Association. Adam has written articles, presented at professional education courses and as a guest lecturer at University of British Columbia and the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology. In addition, he has recently started fly fishing, hunting and powerlifting, enjoys the outdoors, camping and finding time for travel with his wife and dogs.