Adam Daifallah is a public affairs consultant, lawyer, university lecturer, author and journalist.
He is a co-founder and partner at HATLEY Strategy Advisors, a public affairs consulting firm with offices in Montreal and Quebec City. In addition to his responsibilities at HATLEY, Adam is Chairman of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, an instructor at McGill University’s North American Studies Program, a fellow of the Montreal Economic Institute and a frequent commentator on public affairs in newspapers, radio and television.
Before joining HATLEY, Adam practiced law at the Montreal office of Norton Rose Fulbright (then Ogilvy Renault). Previously, he sat on the editorial board of the National Post and was Washington correspondent of The New York Sun. He is co-author of two books on Canadian politics: the best-selling Rescuing Canada’s Right (with Tasha Kheiriddin) and Gritlock: Are the Liberals in Forever? with Peter G. White.
In the voluntary sector, Adam is a director of the Schmeelk Canada Foundation and a member of the Advocacy Committee of the Institute of Corporate Directors – Quebec Chapter. A former competitive junior golfer and curler, he serves Golf Canada as Chair of the Communications Committee and as a member of the Human Resources Committee and the Governors Council. He is a member of SCOREGolf magazine’s Top 100 courses in Canada ranking panel.
Adam is a law graduate from Université Laval, has a BA (honours) in history and political studies from Queen’s University and was a Sauvé Scholar at McGill University. He is a member of the Quebec bar.