Adam is co-head of Freshfields’ firmwide global investigations practice, based in New York. He represents clients facing government investigations and related civil litigation. Clients in a broad range of industries rely on Adam to defend them in investigations conducted by the US DOJ, SEC and state attorneys general in matters involving alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, insider trading, tax fraud and accounting fraud.
Adam works regularly with other Freshfields lawyers around the world in defending multi-jurisdictional investigations, developing compliance and training programs tailored to the global regulatory regimes faced by clients and conducting due diligence regarding bribery and other risks in corporate transactions.
Adam served as Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Division of the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, serving as Deputy Chief and Chief Appellate Attorney.
Adam received a JD degree, magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School and an undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Harvard University.
In addition to his recognition by Benchmark Litigation as a “Litigation Star” for White Collar Crime, Adam is ranked by Chambers for White Collar Crime and Government Investigations.
Updated Sep 2022