Adam L. Sisitsky

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  • New England Law (JD, 1997)
  • Framingham State College (MA, 1994)
  • American University (BS, 1992)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Adam is Chair of the firm’s Israel Business Group. His practice encompasses a wide range of litigation matters, with an emphasis on securities-related issues, and includes significant federal and state court trial experience. Adam represents corporations, officers, directors, accountants, and other individuals in SEC investigations and enforcement proceedings, as well as in civil litigation.

In 2001 to 2002, while on leave from the firm, Adam practiced as a special assistant district attorney in the Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office. During that time, he prosecuted and tried numerous criminal cases.

In addition to his litigation experience, Adam has published numerous articles on securities-related topics and co-authored the Securities Litigation chapter in the definitive Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education compilation, Business Torts of Massachusetts. During law school, he served as executive case and note editor of the New England Law Review. Adam was also a New England Scholar, and was twice a recipient of the Trustees' Academic Scholarship Award.

Representative Matters

  • Representing a public company defendant in a four-week jury trial that successfully defeated a $30 million punitive damages claim brought in the Business Litigation Session of the Massachusetts Superior Court
  • Obtaining a defense verdict on all claims after a jury trial on behalf of several public company officers and directors in a securities fraud case in federal court in Massachusetts
  • Securing, on behalf of a public company client, a $100 million settlement in connection with a dispute concerning investments made on its behalf in certain failed auction rate securities

Recognitions & Awards

  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Star – Securities Litigation (2005 – 2009)
  • Benchmark: Litigation: Future Stars (2009)
  • Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce: Boston's Future Leaders (2009)

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Past advisor, Harvard Law School Trial Advocacy Workshop
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member, Boston Bar Association
  • Corporate member (since 1999), Greater Boston Legal Services
  • Board member, Jewish Family Service of Metrowest
  • Board member, Framingham Historical Society and Museum