The George Washington University Law School
J.D. | 2004
B.A., Cultural Anthropology | 1998
Maine | 2018
New York | 2005
Adam is a shareholder at the firm and focuses on corporate, software and financial services work for companies in the United States, Europe, Latin America and India.
Adam advises Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers, custom software developers, website developers, DevOps firms, mobile app developers, video game developers, virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) companies, managed IT services firms and companies developing Artificial Intelligence technology or incorporating it into their products. He also represents FinTech companies and regulated financial services institutions including banks, money transmitters, money services businesses and insurance companies. In addition, Adam represents businesses that use blockchain technologies, cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
Adam writes product documentation and contracts (EULAs, license agreements, API agreements, software reseller agreements), negotiates business-to-business tech deals, designs privacy/cybersecurity/data protection compliance programs, forms companies and guides companies in investor relations and financing.
He has represented DirecTV, Discover Financial Services, local and international banks, marketing agencies, media companies and other creative professionals. In addition to his transactional work, Adam has years of experience in commercial litigation, antitrust counseling and white-collar defense matters, in industries ranging from military contracting to pharmaceuticals to electronic payments.
Separate from his legal work, Adam co-founded a Los Angeles software startup, was a Product Manager and General Counsel for a New York City software company, and has founded two other businesses. He has worn nearly every hat inside a tech startup, from enterprise sales to pitching investors, from UX design to managing sprints with offshore engineering teams. Adam is licensed to practice law in New York and Maine.
Projects that Adam has recently handled include: