Area of Practice
Stanford Law School, J.D., 2015; Senior Articles Editor, Stanford Law Review; Three Strikes Criminal Representation and Advocacy Project
University of Florida, B.A., summa cum laude, Political Science, Interdisciplinary Studies, 2010; Phi Beta Kappa, Harry S. Truman Scholar
Hon. Analisa Torres, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2017-18 (selected)
Adam Amir is an associate in the firm’s New York City office. His main practice areas are complex commercial litigation, securities litigation, international arbitration, and government investigations. Since joining the firm, Adam has represented clients such as Goldman Sachs, the New York Yankees, the America’s Cup, and DraftKings.
Representative engagements include:
- Successfully recovering funds for plaintiffs in a private equity transaction dispute.
- Defending a financial services company in litigation arising from the sale of asset backed securities.
- Advising a citizens group opposing the construction of a professional basketball arena.
- Representing a sports entertainment company in a criminal enforcement action by the New York Attorney General.
- Defending a breach of contract claim in a London-based arbitration.
As a law student, Adam served as the Senior Articles Editor for the Stanford Law Review and on the executive board of Outlaw. He participated in the Stanford Three Strikes Project, where he petitioned a California Superior Court to release an inmate serving a life sentence for a non-violent crime. Adam also worked as an extern at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in San Francisco.
Before law school, Adam worked in the office of New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg. Adam received his B.A. summa cum laude from the University of Florida, where he was named a Harry S. Truman Scholar.
Policy Analyst, New York City Mayor's Office 2010-2012