Adam Fox is an experienced trial lawyer, trailblazer and community leader who the Los Angeles Business Journal named in 2020 to its list of the most influential leaders and executives in Los Angeles – the LA 500. The Los Angeles Business Journal previously honored him as a finalist for its prestigious Litigation Attorney of the Year award.
Adam regularly handles high-profile cases representing public officials, celebrities, sports figures and foreign governments, as well as a wide range of business enterprises. He has tried cases in courts all over the US, and arbitrated disputes in both Europe and Asia. Several major disputes Adam has litigated have received media attention, including televised interviews and front-page or other prominent coverage in the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal and New York Times, among other publications.
Although Adam’s industry experience is quite varied, he is well known for having led the charge in some of the nation’s most high-profile class action and competitor suits in the food industry. His experience in other complex business litigation includes data privacy class actions, location-based services technology, bet-the-company trademark litigation, business controversies in the cannabis industry, cross-border commercial disputes, and a wide range of mass torts involving alleged environmental contamination and exposure.
Adam regularly publishes thought leadership pieces and is routinely sought after for his comments on litigation trends. Among other things, he has contributed several chapters to The Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business, provided updates to California’s Continuing Education of the Bar treatises addressing unfair competition and other business-related torts, and authored several law review articles. Adam has also lectured, presented papers or served on speaking panels at the University of Colorado Law School, George Mason University School of Law, Rutgers University School of Law and the University of California at Los Angeles. He has likewise presented at conferences sponsored by the American Bar Association and the Defense Research Institute.
Adam is a graduate of the Riordan Volunteer Leadership Development Program and currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Oaks School in Los Angeles.
Before entering private practice, Adam served as a judicial clerk for the late Honorable Robert B. Krupansky of the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
He also previously served as the managing partner of the firm’s Los Angeles office, and as a member of the firm’s Global Board.
Class Action Cases
Complex Civil and Cross Border Cases
Environmental Exposure Cases