Labor and employment
Adam is a trusted litigator and counselor in all areas of labor and employment law, with a particular expertise representing professional sports leagues and teams.
Clients count on Adam to handle their most complex, sensitive and high profile matters. Whether it is a dispute involving a superstar athlete, bargaining with powerful labor unions, defending class and collective actions, or litigating discrimination and harassment claims, Adam knows how to deliver results for his clients efficiently and effectively.
Recently, Adam has defended Major League Baseball and its member Clubs in class and collective actions, and the National Hockey League in concussion-related and wrongful death claims brought on behalf of former players. Outside of the courtroom, Adam has advised numerous sports leagues in connection with collective bargaining negotiations with players and in-game officials.
Adam also heads up the Firm’s Major League Baseball Salary Arbitration practice, representing a number of Clubs during contract negotiations and at arbitration hearings. Adam’s practice extends far beyond the world of sports, as he has extensive experience representing financial services, healthcare, media and entertainment, telecommunications, energy, retail and hospitality clients in a wide variety of labor and employment law matters in state and federal court, and before administrative agencies.
Adam has lectured on sports and the law at Cornell University, and frequently represents the Firm and the Sports Law Group on panel discussions and at career seminars for current and prospective lawyers.
Updated Sep 2023