Adam is a partner in Frantz Ward’s Commercial Litigation group and has obtained favorable settlements, dismissals, and verdicts in federal and state courts and alternative dispute resolution forums both inside and outside of Ohio.
His experience includes varied complex commercial litigation areas as construction, class action defense, creditors’ rights, insurance coverage, trade secret defense, prosecution of restrictive covenants, director and officer liability, and real estate maters. He also has significant state court appellate experience, including first-chair oral arguments before several Ohio Courts of Appeal. Adam has been named as an Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star in the area of Business Litigation from 2012-2014.
Adam received his J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 2005 and graduated from the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business in 2002 with a B.B.A. in Finance and Business Economics, magna cum laude, and minors in Accounting and Politics, Philosophy & Economics.
Outside of the courtroom, Adam volunteers his time with the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s 3Rs – Rights ● Responsibilities ● Realities – Program. He is a member of the Associate Board of Shoes and Clothes for Kids, a local non-profit serving underprivileged children. He was a member of the Ohio State Bar Association’s Leadership Academy in 2011 and currently serves as a member of the OSBA Council of Delegates and Young Lawyers Section Council. He also serves as the chairperson of the Notre Dame Club of Cleveland’s annual Universal Notre Dame Night celebration.