JONATHAN ADAMS is an associate in the Litigation Practice in the Washington, D.C. office.
Mr. Adams has experience in conducting internal investigations, representing clients in government investigations involving a range of issues that include export controls compliance and alleged violations of the FDCA and of the federal anti-kickback statute, and in complex commercial litigation, where he has represented clients involved in bankruptcy plan confirmation and in defense against claims of fraud.
Mr. Adams earned his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Constitutional Law. He received his bachelor’s degree at the College of William and Mary, from which he graduated magna cum laude with honors in American Studies. At William and Mary, Mr. Adams was president of his class and a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Adams worked for the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission on regulatory and litigation matters relating to consumer fraud and privacy and information law.
- Court E. Golumbic & Jonathan P. Adams, The “Dominant Influence” Test: The FCPA’s “Instrumentality” and “Foreign Official” Requirements and the Investment Activity of Sovereign Wealth Funds, 39 AM. J. CRIM. L. 1 (2011).