In a diverse litigation practice, Adam represents leading technology and life sciences companies in complex commercial, intellectual property, antitrust, and tax litigation.
As head of the firm’s tax controversy practice, Adam has led trials against the IRS in high stakes cases involving challenging technology, and he has helped clients win dismissal of tax-based consumer class actions. Adam also co-chairs Fenwick’s appellate practice, advising clients and colleagues on strategy, drafting, and argument for appeals in cases across legal disciplines.
Adam has litigated patent cases for major pharmaceutical and diagnostics companies, and in the semiconductor, wireless communication, and plant genetics industries, with success at trials and on appeal. He has represented companies in copyright, trademark, and false advertising litigation in industries ranging from pharmaceuticals and medical devices to consumer goods, jewelry design, professional sports, media, and music licensing. And in antitrust cases, Adam has successfully represented companies in pharmaceutical, music licensing, and digital streaming industries.
He has won cases for technology companies in consumer class actions and arbitrations involving alleged privacy violations and unfair business practices. And he regularly handles contract, licensing, and other commercial disputes in diverse consumer industries, and for fintech, blockchain, entertainment, and engineering companies.