Adam manages the firm's federal claims and federal takings practice, representing individuals and corporations in litigation against the federal government, primarily in the United States Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C.
While in law school, Adam served as the managing editor of the Southern Illinois University Law Journal and as a symposium editor on the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy. Further, Adam also gained valuable appellate experience working for the Honorable Stephen L. Spomer of the Illinois Appellate Court and the Honorable Lloyd A. Karmeier of the Illinois Supreme Court. After his legal studies, Adam began his career by clerking for the Honorable Victor J. Wolski of the United States Court of Federal Claims, wherein he gained extensive experience in takings litigation. Since that time, most of his experience has centered around litigating property rights under the Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution.
Adam focuses his practice on property rights, inverse condemnation litigation and commercial litigation, as well as representing those injured by vaccines, pharmaceutical litigation and all types of appellate litigation. He also possesses extensive experience at the trial and appellate level in both state and federal court, mediations and arbitrations, federal government contracts and programs, as well as claims brought under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA).
- U.S. Court of Federal Claims
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
- Southern Illinois University School of Law, Juris Doctor, cum laude
- Southern Illinois University, Bachelor of Science (Finance), cum laude and Beta Gamma Sigma
- Court of Federal Claims Bar Association
- Illinois Bar Association
- Kentucky Bar Association
- Missouri Bar Association