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Adam joined Reed Smith in 2018 and is a member of Reed Smith’s Global Commercial Disputes Group. His practice involves a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters, including mass tort litigation, contract disputes, financial services litigation, products liability litigation, and business torts. Adam has substantial experience participating in various phases of pre-trial practice, including drafting pleadings, discovery requests and responses, and dispositive motions. He also has experience coordinating offensive and defensive discovery, including the taking of depositions. Additionally, Adam has trial experience, including a nearly six-month trial where he helped prepare for examinations and address evidentiary issues.

Adam is also a member of Reed Smith’s Cannabis team, where he advises national retail clients on hemp regulatory solutions to ensure risk mitigation and compliance with complex federal and state statutory frameworks.


  • University of California, Davis, 2018, J.D.
  • Sonoma State University, 2011, B.A.