Since 2002, Adam has practiced in the Labor and Employment Law Practice Group, assisting employers with labor and employment law compliance and representing employers in defense of claims made against them.
Adam regularly counsels employers on a wide range of labor and employment law issues, including wage and hour compliance, employment discrimination, employee leaves of absence, labor relations, and non-competition agreements.
Adam also represents employers in single plaintiff and class-based employment litigation matters and before various governmental agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, and the National Labor Relations Board. He also represents employers with union-represented workforces in collective bargaining negotiations and grievance arbitrations.
The clients that Adam serves range from publicly traded companies to family-owned businesses. Adam also serves as counsel for a number of colleges and universities.
Adam is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and in the U.S. District Courts for the Western, Eastern, and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania.
Adam is active in the community and currently serves as a Board member and Board Secretary for the American Red Cross’s Central Pennsylvania Chapter and as the Chair of the Human Resources Committee of the United Way of the Capital Region. He also is a former President of the Paxtonia Athletic Association and a former member of the Board of Directors of the Center of Independent Living of Central PA.
A native of central Pennsylvania, Adam resides in Lower Paxton Township with his wife Alison and their three children.
Adam has represented employers in numerous class-based wage and hour litigation matters in federal court. In one such matter, Adam helped the employer defeat a motion for conditional class certification, effectively ending a proposed nationwide collective action seeking claims for unpaid overtime compensation.
Columbia University, B.A., 1998, cum laude
Duke University School of Law, J.D., 2002, magna cum laude
Order of the Coif; Duke Law Journal, Research Editor
Forty Under 40, 2016
Readers’ Choice Award, 2016
Pennsylvania Rising Stars®, 2014, 2016
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, 2002-present
Dauphin County Bar Association, Member, 2002-present
United Way of the Capital Region, Chair of its HR Committee, 2017-present
American Red Cross, Central Pennsylvania Chapter, Board of Directors, 2014-present; Board Secretary, 2019 to present
U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court – Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court – Western District of Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
April 3, 2014 - Employer Alert - April 2014
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