Adam W. Decker

Associate Chicago


Adam is an associate in Taft’s Litigation practice group. He advises businesses and C-level executives on litigation matters relating to contracts, business disputes and claims.

A former Taft summer associate, Adam earned his J.D. summa cum laude from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where he received certificates in corporate & transactional law and taxation. Adam was awarded the Hugh L. Dick Award for Excellence, having achieved the top-grade point average in Loyola’s tax program. While in law school, Adam was a student article editor for the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal and a member of the 2019 Andrews Hunton Kurth Moot Court National Championship team. He also served as a judicial extern for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.


  • Honoree, Best Lawyers® Ones to Watch,” Commercial Litigation (2023 – 2024)

  • Honoree, Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Business/Corporate, Business Litigation

    (2022 – present)

  • Taft Pro Bono Honor Roll Award


All Service Areas


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law (2019)
  • Loyola University Chicago (2015)

    bachelor’s degree in political science
    magna cum laude


  • State - Illinois
  • Federal - Northern District of Illinois
  • Federal - Central District of Illinois
  • Federal - 7th Circuit Court of Appeals