Adam guides policyholders through insurance coverage disputes involving virtually every type of policy, including but not limited to first-party property, business interruption, general liability, professional liability, D&O and entity liability, EPLI, employer liability, rep and warranty, product recall, and crime and fidelity coverage. For more than 30 years, Adam has focused on maximizing his clients’ coverage at every turn and throughout the litigation and dispute resolution processes.

Adam’s clients have included world leaders in the chemical, packaging, real estate, banking, pharmaceutical, healthcare, food service, telecommunications, hospitality, retail, auto part, and child product manufacturing industries, and in the commodities and futures markets. Over the course of his career, he has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars of unpaid claims and damages on behalf of policyholders across the country.

Adam’s experience includes complex civil litigation involving all types of insurance issues, ranging from denial of coverage, defense, and payment, to improper reserving and claims investigation, to delay of benefits, and bad faith. In addition to taking on all major domestic insurers, Adam has also worked extensively on London Market and Bermuda claims, including helping his clients navigate through complicated solvent and insolvent schemes.

Adam also assists his clients to ensure claims are presented in a way that lessens the possibility of a dispute and maximizes the potential for coverage. He advises on the negotiation of policy coverage and exclusions and provides legal counsel regarding the insurance implications of business operations and prospective transactions.


  • Band 1 Honoree, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Insurance: Dispute Resolution (2011 – present)

  • Honoree, Leading Lawyers (2024)

  • Honoree, Best Lawyers in America (2015 – present)

All Service Areas


  • DePaul University College of Law (1992)

    With Honors, Order of the Coif

  • Indiana University, B.A. (1989)


  • State - Illinois
  • Federal - 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal - Eastern District of Michigan
  • Federal - Northern District of Illinois