is a counsel in O'Melveny's Los Angeles office and a member of the Business Trial and Litigation Practice. Adam handles complex business litigation, including disputes relating to large corporate acquisitions, shareholder and product liability class actions, derivative suits, unfair competition, fraud, and license and contract matters.
Adam has represented clients in a broad range of industries, including financial services, investment banking, energy, technology, aerospace, real estate, insurance, legal services and household products. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in high profile cases, and has litigated extensively throughout the United States.
Illustrative Professional Experience
- Counsel for major financial institution in prosecution of suit against foreign government and foreign companies seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in lost profits resulting from a fraudulent conspiracy to acquire an insolvent California insurance company
- Counsel for Fortune 500 household products company defending products liability class action based on alleged violations of consumer protection law
- Counsel for publicly held real estate company embroiled in disputes arising from management-led buy out. Defended shareholder class actions and an individual suit by a jilted outside bidding group, and asserted counter-claim against outside bidding group for making fraudulent bids
- Counsel for world leader aerospace corporation defending damages action alleging breach of multiple contracts effecting many million dollar mineral rights
Adam has dedicated significant time to pro bono work, representing clients in multiple political asylum and civil rights actions. He is also a member of the board of directors of Program for Torture Victims, a Los Angeles-based non-profit organization dedicated to providing medical, psychological, and social services to survivors of state-sponsored torture.