Adam received his Bachelor’s degree from Emory University in 2000 and his law degree from Emory University School of Law in 2004. A member of the State Bar of Georgia, he is also admitted to the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
For the first ten years of his practice, Adam worked in the field of insurance defense. Now, he has taken his experience working for the insurance companies to represent injured people in motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, construction defects, dog bites, catastrophic loss, wrongful death, and products liability matters. He also has substantial experience practicing before the Georgia Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.
Key appellate decisions include the Georgia Supreme Court’s decision in Long v. Greenwood Homes which established precedent governing appellate procedure from State and Magistrate Courts; Jarrell v. JDC and Associates clarifying the licensee status of entrants on property in Georgia; National Office Partners v. Stanley concerning substitution of parties in litigation and Brown v. All-Tech Investment Group, Inc. et al, the “Buckhead Shooting Case” which is the seminal authority on intervening criminal acts severing premises owner negligence in Georgia.
Adam is also experienced in federal practice. He has handled many cases before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia along with cases before federal courts in Florida, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Federal cases include whistleblower (Qui Tam) actions, multi-district litigation, interstate trucking cases, and elevator/escalator defects. Adam’s experience with corporate defendants enables him to locate sources of funding and key evidence that many companies have the ability to obscure.