Adam Wolf is a Shareholder in the firm’s Los Angeles and San Francisco offices. He handles complex civil lawsuits, litigates constitutional and civil rights claims, and represents clients in appeals. Adam has argued in the United States Supreme Court, in addition to numerous federal and state courts of appeals.
Adam started the firm’s embryo-loss practice group. He has litigated and resolved a substantial number of claims by clients who suffered the devastating loss of their embryos and eggs. Adam has represented more than 100 people against their fertility centers.
Serving as class counsel in Nevarez v. Forty Niners Football Company, Adam secured a court-approved settlement that required Levi’s Stadium to be accessible to all people with mobility disabilities, in addition to a $24 million damages fund. This is the largest damages settlement in a case alleging discrimination in public accommodations under Titles II and III of the ADA.
Adam graduated, cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School. He is a graduate, also cum laude, of Amherst College. At Michigan, Adam was the Editor-in-Chief of the Michigan Journal of Race & Law, a member of the Michigan Journal of Law Reform, and a recipient of the Dores McCree Award. Following law school, Adam had the honor of serving as a judicial law clerk to The Honorable Ronald Lee Gilman, on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and The Honorable Robert J. Timlin, on the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
A nationally recognized litigator, Adam has been quoted in hundreds of domestic and international newspapers, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal. Additionally, he has appeared on numerous television and radio programs, including Good Morning America, CBS Evening News, ABC World News, NBC Nightly News, CNN Headline News, National Public Radio, and the BBC.
Adam lectures around the country regarding constitutional law, civil rights, and the Supreme Court. He has been honored to have received various awards and accolades, including California Lawyer Attorney of the Year and the Mary Beth Tinker Award.
Anti-Anarchy and Anti-Syndicalism Statutes in American Law, in The Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties (2006)
Fundamentally Flawed: Tradition and Fundamental Rights, 57 U. Miami L. Rev. 101 (2003)
Note: What Money Cannot Buy: A Legislative Response to CRACK, 33 U. Mich. J.L. Reform 173 (2000)
Note: The Adversity of Race and Place: Fourth Amendment Jurisprudence in Illinois v. Wardlow, 5 Mich. J. Race & L. 711 (2000)