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Adam's legal practice spans well over a decade and across two states - practicing in both California and Utah. He currently practices law as a civil litigator and shareholder with Taylor White & McComas Adam focuses his practice on civil litigation in business law, real property law, employer defense & compliance, and construction law.
Prior to joing Taylor White & McComas, Adam practiced complex civil litigation with two highly reputable Am Law 100 firms - Greenberg Traurig and Squire, Sanders & Dempsey. He also worked in corporate management (e.g., supervising operations, accounting, sales, human resources, etc.,in Park City, Utah stores) for the Fortune 500 retail giant, Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation . Adam's unique legal skill set and business acumen support his consistent ability to achieve top-shelf results for his clients.
Versatile, seasoned civil litigation attorney with practice emphases in business/commercial law; employment defense & compliane; real property law; and construction law. Well-developed skill sets in trial & similar court proceedings, civil & administrative litigation, case management & strategy, executive decision-making, negotiations, alternative dispute resolution, client counseling, employment code compliance & enforcement, real estate/real property dispute resolution, and advocacy in all three government branches (judicial, legislative. executive). Proven track record in innovating & executing productive advocacy strategies. Superior communication skills – both verbal and written. Strong business & human resources management acumen with specialized skills in acheiving economic efficiencies.
Civil & Adminstrative Litigation; Business/Commercial Law; Employer Defense & Compliance; Real Property Law; and Construction Law
-Brigham Young University Law School,
Juris Doctorate, Legal Advocacy (2001). Honor Societies & Cocurricular Experiences: Graduated Order of the Barristers; Phi Delta Phi; Served as Vice-Chair, Moot Court Board of Advocates; BYU Law School Moot Court Team; BYU National Moot Court Team Delegation; Honorable Mention Team - Rex E. Lee Moot Court Competition before the Hon. Samuel Alito, Hon. Deanell Tacha, Hon. Christine Durham (2001); First Runner-Up Team - New York Fordham National Moot Court Competition (2000); Professor's Assistant Instructor in Legal Research, Writing, and Advocacy (1999-2000).
-University of Utah, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) with Honors - Economics, Spanish, Political Science (1996)
-Lorman Continuing Legal Education, Human Resource Professional Development Certificate (2010)
-Hinckley Institute of Politics, Judicial & Legislative Research Internship, Washington, D.C. (1994)
-Olympus High School, Diploma - Study Emphasis in Business Administration and Management (1989). Cocurricular Experiences: Elected Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Treasurer for the Utah Chapter; Elected FBLA President for Olympus High School Board of Directors; Utah FBLA National Entrpreneurship Team, United States FBLA Competition in Orlando, Florida (1989); First Place Entrepreneurship Team - Utah FBLA State Competition (1989).
Professional Associations & Memberships
-American Bar Association
-Utah State Bar Association
-California State Bar Association
-Davis County Bar Association
-Order of the Barristers
-J. Reuben Clark Law Society Litigation Section
-Employment Law Professionals
-Human Resource Professionals Worldwide
-Design & Construction Network
-Brigham Young University Law School Alumni
-University of Utah Alumni
-Utah Eagle Scout Alumni
-Phi Sigma Alpha National Academic Honor Society
-Golden Key National Academic Honor Society
Honors and Awards
-Published Works: "What Should Attorneys Wear Now?," published by Blackstone Legal Services on www.blackstonelegalservices.com (May 2012); "Understanding the Legal Impact of Health Care Reform on Employers," published by Lorman Educational Servcies (May 2010) and by JD SUPRA (July 2010); "Utah Mechanic's Liens," Utah Construction News (2001) (co-authored with Kent Scott); "50 State Mechanic’s Lien Law Updated Guide, booklet published by Babcock, Bostwick, Scott, Crawley & Price (2000).
-AmJur Awards in Constitutional Law, Surety & Bond Law, and Law Practice Management (2001)
-Honorable Mention Moot Court Team - Rex E. Lee Moot Court Competition before the Hon. Samuel Alito, Hon. Deanell Tacha, Hon. Christine Durham (2001).