Adam's practice primarily focuses on serving clients in the commercial/residential services and healthcare services arenas. In his commercial/residential services practice, Adam assists in defending products liability, premises liability and general liability cases on both a local and national basis. Within the healthcare arena, in addition to focusing a significant portion of his practice on risk management issues involving long-term care facilities, assisted living facilities and home care agencies, Adam has also developed a focus on defending Section 1983 civil rights actions alleging deliberate indifference to medical needs. Clients express appreciation for Adam's accessibility, practicality, and commitment to achieving their organizational and personal goals.

Professional Background

Adam has extensive trial, deposition and mediation experience, giving him the first hand ability to be effective in and out of the courtroom. Adam has tried and arbitrated matters in Illinois as well as New York, Virginia, and California, on a pro hac vice basis. He has also presented arguments before each United States District Court within Illinois, as well as the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Clients find that Adam's experience before each of these tribunals assists them with further understanding potential jurisdictional and venue specific advantages and pitfalls that may arise throughout the tenure of a litigated matter.

Adam has spoken and provided Continuing Legal Education seminars on the topic of incorporating the wireless world into the legal profession. Adam is a member of the firm's Hinshaw University Planning Committee, which plans and produces the firm's nationwide attorney training and development programs as well as continuing legal education programs. Outside of the firm, Adam is an active board member of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), having previously served as a co-chair of its young leader development program. He currently serves as co-chair of the associate board and was appointed in 2016 to serve on the Management Committee of the Chicago/Upper Midwest Regional Board. Adam also serves on the associate board of CJE SeniorLife and is a member of the Chicago Bar Association as well as an alumni member of his undergraduate fraternity, Sigma Alpha Mu.

Adam holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Criminal Justice from Indiana University. He earned his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where he graduated with a specialized certificate in advocacy.

Honors & Awards

  • Professional
    • Named to the "40 Under Forty - Illinois Lawyers to Watch" list by Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and Chicago Lawyer Magazine, 2021
    • Recognized by his peers as an "Emerging Lawyer" in the areas of Civil Rights/Constitutional Law; Commercial Litigation; and Personal Injury Defense Law: General
  • Academic
    • Law School: Dean's List, Moot Court Member, CALI Award for Excellence in Legal Writing
    • Undergraduate: Double Major, Dean's List


  • Co-Presenter, "Ethics for Adjusters," Genex Services Program, Virtual Event, July 22, 2021
  • Co-Presenter, "Litigation in the Post-COVID Setting," LeadingAge Illinois 2021 Annual Meeting & Expo, Virtual Event, June 23, 2021
  • Co-Presenter, "Mental Illness and Related Disabilities in the Senior Living Workplace: Strategies for Legal Compliance," LeadingAge Illinois 2021 Annual Meeting & Expo, Virtual Event, June 23, 2021
  • Co-Presenter, "Proactive Updates –  A Look at Best Practices for Updating Employee Training to Best Prevent Risk," LeadingAge Illinois 2021 Annual Meeting & Expo, Virtual Event, June 22, 2021
  • Co-Presenter, "Emerging Claims Handling Issues for Insurance Professionals," Society of Claims Law Associates, Virtual Event, February 25, 2021
  • Co-Presenter, "COVID-19 Vaccines in Senior Living: Understanding Liability and Employment Impacts," Assurance Agency, Ltd.'s Assurance University, Virtual Event, January 13, 2021
  • "Update on the Status of COVID-Litigation in the Private Duty Space," 2020 Private Duty Symposium, Virtual Event, December 2, 2020
  • Co-Presenter, "Litigation Trends in the Home and Community Based Services Space," 2020 Illinois Home Care Services Bootcamp, Virtual Event, September 16, 2020
  • Panelist, "Focus on Related COVID-19 Potential Litigation and Liabilities that LTC Providers Cannot Ignore," ACI's COVID-19 Liability for Long-Term Care and Senior Care Providers, Virtual Event, August 18, 2020
  • Co-Presenter, "COVID-19 Return to Work: Best Practices and Policies and Procedures for Aging Services Providers Returning Employees to Work During the COVID-19 Pandemic," LeadingAge Illinois Human Resources Virtual Workshop, July 29, 2020
  • Panelist, "COVID-19 Updates," Home Care Association of America Illinois Chapter Meeting, Webinar, May 19, 2020
  • Co-Presenter, "COVID-19 Chapter II: Developments and Front Line Stories to Help Successfully Navigate the Dynamic Landscape," LeadingAge Illinois, Webinar, May 6, 2020
  • Co-Presenter, "Coronavirus in the Senior Living Workplace: Fast Breaking Issues," LeadingAge Illinois, Webinar, March 25, 2020
  • Co-Presenter, "Managing COVID-19 in the At-Home Setting: Maintaining Compliance with the Evolving State and Federal Regulations for In-Home Care," Illinois Home Care and Hospice, Webinar, March 23, 2020
  • Co-Presenter, "Illinois Compliance Update: Medical and Recreational Marijuana," Illinois Homecare & Hospice Council, Webinar, January 10, 2020
  • Co-Presenter, "Difficult Conversations: Proactive Strategies for Minimizing Legal Risk During Conflicts with Resident Family Members," LeadingAge Illinois Annual Meeting & Expo, April 2, 2019
  • Co-Presenter, "Legal Implications: New Technology in the Home Care Setting," LeadingAge Illinois Annual Meeting & Expo, April 2, 2019
  • "Hot Home Care Tags and Licensure Issues," Illinois Home Care Services Bootcamp, Chicago, Illinois, November 7, 2018
  • Co-Presenter, "Hot Topics in Employment and Resident Driven Risks," LeadingAge Illinois Senior Living Conference, Lisle, Illinois, October 4, 2018
  • Co-Presenter, "Mitigating Risk and Client Driven Litigation for the Homecare Provider," Private Duty Symposium, Tinley Park, Illinois, September 12, 2018
  • Co-Presenter, "Defensive Documentation," Private Duty Symposium, Tinley Park, Illinois, September 12, 2018
  • "Navigating the Homecare Labor Force," LeadingAge Illinois Annual Meeting & Expo, April 18, 2018
  • "Long-Term Care Employee Turnover: Strategies for Mitigating Legal Risk," LeadingAge Illinois Annual Meeting & Expo, April 17, 2018
  • "Shifting Gears - How Home and Community Based Programs and Their Allies are Becoming the New Legal Target in the Aging Services Industry," LeadingAge Illinois Annual Meeting & Expo, April 17, 2018
  • "Mitigating Client Driven Litigation and Labor and Employment Risks in the Homecare Setting," Illinois Homecare & Hospice Council Annual Conference, March 15, 2018
  • "Navigating Third-Party Credentialing Systems in Assisted Living Centers and Other Facilities," Home Care Association of America, Webinar, March 6, 2018
  • LeadingAge Senior Living Conference, Lisle, Illinois, September 26, 2017
  • "Senior Care, Home Services and Home Health Symposium," In-house Program, Chicago, Illinois, September 14, 2017
  • LeadingAge Human Resource Symposium, Lisle, Illinois, July, 2017
  • Home Care Association of America Illinois Conference, Lisle, May, 2017
  • "Medical Law Updates," Broadspire National, Webinar, May 17, 2017
  • "Defensive Documentation," Home Care Association of America, Elmhurst, Illinois, April 18, 2017
  • "Long-Term Care Peer Review and Quality Assessment and Assurance Protection Act," LeadingAge Webinar, Chicago, Illinois,  March 22, 2017
  • "Final Ruling to New Beginnings," In-house Program, Chicago, Illinois, January 19, 2017
  • "The Fair Housing Act and Recent Litigation Trends in Senior Living Facilities," Hinshaw's Breakfast Seminar Series, Rockford, Illinois, October 11, 2016
  • "Risk Management of Long-Term Care Facilities in the Digital Age," LeadingAge Illinois Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Schaumburg, Illinois, April 5, 2016
  • "Authorized Electronic Monitoring in Long-Term Care Facilities Act - Know What to Expect," Chicago, Illinois, January 2016
  • "Effective Claims Handling: A Proactive Approach to Identifying and Minimizing Risks in Senior Living Facilities," 2015 Senior Living Conference, Naperville, Illinois, September 2015
  • "Electronically Stored Information and Litigation Hold Letters," National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC), National Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 22, 2014


  • Co-Author, "More than empty promises," HomeCare Magazine, April 20, 2021
  • "Reform of Long-Term Care Facility Requirements: CMS's Landmark Final Rule Poses New Challenges," Bloomberg BNA Health Law Reporter, February 2017
  • "Cutting Through the Confusion—The Illinois Authorized Electronic Monitoring in Long-Term Care Facilities Act Revisited," Bloomberg BNA Health Law Reporter, April 2016
  • "The Illinois Authorized Electronic Monitoring in Long-Term Care Facilities Act—What It Means for Long-Term Care Providers in Illinois," Bloomberg BNA Health Law Reporter, October 2015


Adam lives and works in Chicago. He is an avid fan of the Chicago culinary scene and can always be a trusted resource for a great restaurant recommendation.

J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2009

B.A., Political Science/Criminal Justice, Indiana University at Bloomington, 2006