Adam W. is an experienced litigator and appellate attorney who writes briefs for matters involving commerce / business, intellectual property, class actions, procedure and evidence, and constitutional law. Adam graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1994 and received his J.D. from Stanford Law School in 1999, where he participated in Moot Court and was a member of Stanford Law Review.
Adam then joined Crowell and Moring LLP in Washington, D.C., where he focused on appellate, antitrust, IP, and constitutional law litigation. He then clerked for the Honorable Franklin S. Van Antwerpen on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Adam then joined Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher LLP in San Francisco, where he served on teams defending criminal price-fixing investigations and related multi-district (MDL) litigation. He later served as a rostered court mediator (financial matters) in Maine’s Judicial Branch for four years.
Adam focuses on writing briefs: demurrers, motions to dismiss, summary judgment motions, and appeals. He has briefing experience in both state and federal courts. He also has experience working with both plaintiffs’ firms and defense firms. He also has experience handling difficult questions of procedure, jurisprudence, statutory analysis, and constitutional law.
Adam ended his full-time practice of law in 2017 when he unexpectedly became a successful visual and conceptual artist. He is represented by ENGAGE Projects Gallery in Chicago. He has shown in New York, Chicago, Houston, and Palm Beach, and Artforum designated his first solo show as “Must See.”
Working with Montage has also afforded Adam the flexibility to serve on several non-profit boards, ranging from the board of trustees of an international PhD program to the serving as the board chairperson of a national non-profit through which teenagers work to end mental illness stigma in their schools and communities.
Adam joined Montage Legal Group’s freelance attorney platform in 2019. He is admitted in California, Washington, D.C., and Maine.