|J.D., 1998, with highest honors, University of Denver Sturm College of Law|
|B.A., 1994, University of Colorado at Boulder|
|1993, London School of Economics|
Chambers USA, America’s Leading Business Lawyers, 2010-2013
Colorado Super Lawyers, 2012-2013
Governor John Hickenlooper Finance Committee, 2013-2014
U.S. Senator Mark Udall Finance Committee, 2013-2014
U.S. Senator Michael Bennet Finance Committee, 2013
Colorado Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2009-2011
Colorado Statesman’s 50 For the Future, 2007
Denver Business Journal’s Forty Under 40, 2004
Leadership Denver, Class of 2002
Editor, Denver University Law Review, 1997-1998
American Bar Association
Colorado Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
Adam serves as the Co-Managing Partner of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck and formerly was co-chair of the firm’s Corporate & Business Department.
Adam represents private and public companies, investment banks, private equity and venture capital funds, sponsors and entrepreneurs in a diverse set of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, debt and equity financings, leveraged and management buy-out transactions and corporate restructurings.
Adam has amassed significant experience representing private equity firms and their portfolio companies in matters relating to acquisitions, financings, mergers, recapitalizations and public offerings. Adam represents or has represented such notable private equity clients as Ares Management (Los Angeles), Kohlberg & Company (New York), KRG Capital Partners (Denver), Victory Park Capital (Chicago) and Clarion Capital Partners (New York). Adam also serves as outside general counsel to several start-up and lower middle market clients.
In addition to his work at Brownstein, Adam has served as an adjunct-law professor at the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law. Adam is also involved with political campaigns and philanthropic endeavors throughout the United States.
Prior to attending law school, Adam worked in the mergers and acquisitions group of Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz in New York.
|Represented Victory Park Capital Advisors in the sale of its portfolio company, Ascent Aviation Services Corp., to LongueView Capital.|
Brownstein represented Cross MediaWorks, Inc., a portfolio company of Clarion Capital Partners, in its sale to Lee Equity Partners, LLC.
|Represented Fahrenheit IT Staffing and Consulting, a division of Global Employment Solutions, in its acquisition of Indecon Solutions, a premier IT staffing firm.|
|Represented PAS Technologies Inc. in a squeeze-out merger of PAS Tech Holdings, Inc. and recapitalization by KRG Capital Partners, AlpInvest and Pennant Park, with simultaneous restructure of syndicated senior credit facility, conversion of subordinated debt to equity and equity capital infusion.|
|Represented an affiliate of Lion Equity Partners, a Denver-based private equity firm, in its acquisition of the international mail services division of Pitney Bowes, a leading provider of customer communication technologies.|
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Publications & Presentations
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|"DOJ and SEC Release Long-Awaited FCPA Resource Guide," Brownstein Client Alert, November 16, 2012|
|"Indemnity, Advancement and Insurance: Managing Risk in a Heightened Regulatory Enforcement Environment," Brownstein Client Alert, April 19, 2012|
|"3rd Annual Private Equity Conference," Colorado Bar Association, Denver, CO, January 21, 2011.|
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