Mike Adams prioritizes his client's strategic goals and prides himself on achieving results. He represents clients in a variety of complex matters involving product liability, commercial disputes, construction litigation, and high-value claims for personal injuries and damage to property. He has experience with a range of business disputes, from breach of contract and warranty, to conversion, fraud, and wrongful repossession of collateral.

Prior to joining Hinshaw, Mike practiced at another firm in the Chicagoland area, where he worked on a wide range of commercial matters, construction disputes, and claims for products liability.

During law school, Mike had clerkships with two Chicago-based firms. He was also an active member of the Business and Commercial Law Journal and a member of the Appellate Moot Court Society. As a participant in the Honorable William J. Bauer Moot Court Competition, Mike was awarded Best Overall Oralist.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • Professional
    • Selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for Commercial Litigation, 2021– 2022
  • Academic
    • DePaul University College of Law
      • CALI Award Winner
      • Order of Barristers
      • Order of the Coif


J.D., summa cum laude, DePaul University College of Law, 2014

B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011