Adam’s practice focuses on providing insurance coverage advice to domestic and international insurers regarding professional liability claims.  He has significant experience providing coverage advice to insurers of attorneys, architects and engineers, and long term care facilities.  Adam has advised clients on a wide range of issues, including issues related to data breaches, public health crises, and tax shelters.  Adam completed a secondment with a domestic insurer in its Executive Risk line, handling Employment Practices Liability and Directors & Officers claims from inception through resolution.  A Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), Adam has a strong background in information privacy and cybersecurity law.

Before joining Fields Howell, Adam clerked for the Honorable Peter T. Fay of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and spent more than two years as a staff attorney with the Eleventh Circuit.  Prior to that, he completed a fellowship in Judge Arthur S. Weissbrodt’s chambers in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California.  Adam graduated with honors from Emory University School of Law, where he served as a Managing Editor on the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal.

Adam is also active in the community.  He serves on the board of directors for Dad’s Garage Theatre Company and was accepted into the Class of 2019 for LEAD Atlanta, a program to develop emerging community leaders across all industries.

Publications

Four Takeaways From California’s Data Breach Suit Against Experian, Fields Howell Cybersecurity & Privacy Blog (April 2, 2018)

Navigating the Morass: A Proposed Uniform Standard to Determine the Revocability of Technical Abandonments, 27 Emory Bankr. Dev. J. 523 (2011)

State Bar of Georgia

State Bar of California

International Association of Privacy Professionals

Professional Liability Underwriting Society