Biography

Adam is a seasoned trial lawyer who represents and defends individuals and businesses in a broad range of commercial and corporate litigation.

With more than 25 years of experience in the state and federal courts, Adam approaches every case as if it’s destined to go to trial. He knows that the best strategy in litigation begins with being fully prepared to go before a jury, and that readiness to try the case improves his client’s position in any settlement discussions.

His litigation experience includes:

  • Cannabis
  • Commercial leasing
  • Contracts
  • Construction
  • Corporate governance
  • Equitable estoppel
  • Fiduciary duty
  • Intellectual property
  • Legal malpractice
  • Real Estate disputes
  • Shareholder and partnership disputes
  • Shareholder derivative actions
  • Tortious interference
  • Trademark infringement
  • Zoning disputes

Currently Adam is involved in two litigation matters regarding real estate and zoning disputes with the City of Miami. He is also particularly adept at representing shareholders or members of businesses when disputes arise over corporate governance or ownership, including closely held or family-owned businesses. He represents cannabis companies in a wide range of business-related litigation.

Adam has also represented music companies both as plaintiff and defendant in copyright disputes and has defended numerous other companies in trademark infringement claims.

In recent litigation, Adam secured a resolution valued at nearly $8 million regarding a potential purchase of an auto dealership in Florida after litigation ensued over the contract. In other recent litigation, he secured a policy limits settlement of $1.3 million regarding a legal malpractice claim pertaining to an underlying trusts and estates representation that included allegations of breach of fiduciary duty. 

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox, Adam was a name partner in Hall, Lamb, Hall & Leto, P.A., a Florida-based, nationally recognized commercial litigation boutique where he had practiced for 20 years.

Honors & Awards

  • "Top Lawyer" in the category of Corporate and Business Litigation, South Florida Legal Guide (2008-2020)
  • “Recognized Practitioner” in the category of Florida: General Litigation, Chambers USA (2019)
  • Most Effective Lawyers Award, Daily Business Review (2010)
  • Martindale Hubbell, AV Preeminent Rating