Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law (JD)
  • Yale University (BA)

Bar Admissions

  • California

Adam counsels public and private companies in the life sciences, clean technology, and information technology sectors on matters related to equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, complex commercial transactions, licensing and collaborations, and general corporate issues.

He has significant experience representing issuers and investment banking firms in connection with equity and debt financing, including common and preferred stock, convertible debt, and PIPEs. In addition, Adam often represents buyers and sellers in acquisitions, provides strategic counsel in connection to the structuring and negotiation of mergers, and handles asset acquisitions and stock sales for both private and public companies. He also frequently represents clients in structuring and negotiating complex commercial agreements, including collaboration agreements, license agreements, joint ventures, and development agreements.

Adam represents and counsels companies on general corporate issues throughout the corporate life cycle, from start-up to exit. He has advised many private and public companies regarding corporate governance matters and provided guidance to ensure compliance with SEC and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.

While earning his law degree at the University of San Diego, Adam served as an editor of the San Diego Law Review.

Recognitions & Awards

  • Order of the Coif

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Member, San Diego County Bar Association
  • Member, University of San Diego Alumni Board of Directors