Adam Crane is the Head of HSM’s Insolvency and Restructuring Team. Adam’s practice focuses primarily on areas of commercial litigation, insolvency, and restructuring matters.
Adam has over 10 years of experience handling commercial litigation, insolvency, restructuring and financial recovery matters. Before joining HSM in 2018, Adam worked with a top Atlantic Canadian law firm where he was Partner and the Chair of the Financial Recovery and Insolvency Group.
He holds leadership positions in various international insolvency organizations including being on the Executive Committee for the International Insolvency Institute NextGen Leadership Program, a committee member of the Small Practice Group Committee for INSOL, committee member for the Turnaround Management Association NextGen Committee and a member of the leadership team for International Committee of the American Bankruptcy Institute. Adam is a frequent speaker and writer on arears of interest which include recognition of cross-border proceedings, stakeholder communications in cross-border insolvency proceedings, and on cross-border asset recovery including procedures for locating/recovering evidence and assets.
Prior to his call to the bar in Nova Scotia, Adam received a Juris Doctor degree (Business Law Specialisation Certificate) from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University in 2010 and received a Bachelor’s degree from Acadia University in 2005.
Osgoode Hall Law School (Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop)
Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University
(2011) Nova Scotia (non-practicing)
(2018) Cayman Islands
American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)
International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL)
Turnaround Management Association (TMA)
Recovery and Insolvency Specialists Association (Cayman) (RISA)
Benchmark Litigation Latin America Star (2020)
Benchmark Litigation Latin America Future Star (2019)
Benchmark Litigation (Canada) Future Litigation Star (2018)
Benchmark Litigation (United States and Canada) 40 & Under Hot Lit (2017 and 2018)