Fields Howell Adds Four New Associates

Fields Howell is pleased to announce the addition of four new associates to the firm this month: Stephen A. Kahn, Adam I. Adler, Elizabeth J. Accurso and Kamber S. Burke.

Stephen A. Kahn graduated magna cum laude from the University of Alabama School of Law (2010) where he served as a senior editor on the Law Review and as a member of the JAG Moot Court Team. During law school, Steve served as a legal intern in the Domestic Cable Distribution Office at Warner Brothers in Burbank, California; a judicial intern for the Honorable Michael Warren of the Oakland County Circuit Court; and clerked for Owens and Millsaps, LLP. Most recently, Steve relocated from Birmingham, Alabama, where he was a senior associate at Ferguson, Frost, Moore & Young, LLP. Steve’s practice primarily focuses on complex litigation and coverage defense. He is admitted to the Alabama State Bar, State Bar of Michigan and State Bar of Georgia.

Adam I. Adler graduated with honors from Emory School of Law (2011), where he interned with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia and for the Fulton County District Attorney. Following law school, Adam worked for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California in San Jose. Upon returning to Atlanta, he started working as a staff attorney for the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, and most recently as a judicial law clerk for Judge Peter T. Fay. Adam’s practice is centered with our professional liability team. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and State Bar of California.

Elizabeth J. Accurso is a recent graduate from Emory University School of Law (2015) where she was Notes and Comments editor for the Emory Law Journal. During law school, Elizabeth was an extern for the Georgia Attorney General in the Government Counsel Division, a research assistant to Professor Michael Kang, and a summer associate here at Fields Howell. Elizabeth returns to the firm as a first year associate practicing insurance coverage and defense, and complex litigation.

Kamber S. Burke is a recent graduate with honors from Emory University School of Law (2015) where she was a member of the Moot Court Society and Legal Association for Women Students. During law school, Kamber clerked at Neel, Robinson, & Stafford LLC; served as a judicial extern for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia under The Honorable Timothy Batten, Sr.; interned for the Buckley Law Firm, LLP; was a legal intern at the Governor’s Office of Consumer Protection as an American Bar Association Janet D. Steiger Fellow; and served as a legal extern in the Ethics and Compliance Division at the Coca-Cola Company. Kamber’s practice will focus on insurance coverage and defense, and complex litigation.