Originally from Chicago, Adam came to California to attend Pepperdine University School of Law.
He has spent his legal career in general civil litigation. He has experience with employment law, personal injury, negligence, premises liability, public entity defense, insurance coverage, and bad faith claims.
Before attending law school, Adam was an active duty Sergeant in the United States Army. He had a distinguished career in Military Intelligence, including support operations for Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. He was a primary staff officer for his unit’s information security and advisor to the Battalion Commander. He started his battalion’s martial arts and hand-to-hand combat training program.
Adam attended Pepperdine University School of Law, earning his J.D. in two years. In law school, he externed for Associate Justice John Segal of the California Court of Appeal and clerked at the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office for both the Victim Impact Program and the Major Crimes Division. He was a member of the Moot Court and Trial Teams, was a finalist in the Moriarity Moot Court Competition, won the best brief in the UCLA Cyber Crimes Moot Court Competition, and was awarded the Honors Trial Advocate Award at Pepperdine. He served on the executive board of the Veteran Legal Society and was a student mentor.
Since graduating, he has helped coach both the Pepperdine trial team and moot court team, and serves as preceptor to current law school students.
Adam’s pro bono work has included working with the LACBA Veterans Legal Aid Clinic, the OneJustice Justice Bus, and Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles.
Outside of the office, Adam enjoys martial arts, reading, exercising, hiking, and most of all, spending time with his family.