Adam Schlatner has more than two decades of experience representing businesses and individuals in a wide range of matters including contract, IP, securities, labor and employment, shareholder dispute, product liability, antitrust, executive compensation, consumer fraud and other cases, as well as corporate internal, governmental and regulatory investigations, and advising and counseling clients in dispute resolution and avoidance. Additionally, Adam has extensive experience in both corporate and real estate transactional matters. Adam has handled matters across a number of industries, including consumer products, financial services, sports, real estate, energy, construction, software and technology, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, entertainment and digital media.
Adam also heads up the firm's nationally recognized Sports industry team, which represents all sectors in the sports world including professional and amateur teams and organizations, team owners and executives, professional leagues, professional and amateur athletes, agents and agencies, broadcast and media providers, venues and arena management companies, corporate sponsors and sporting equipment manufacturers. In this capacity, Adam has played an integral role in the firm's numerous sports law conferences and events. He is a frequent commentator on business and legal issues facing the industry and, as an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law since 2017, teaches an annual course in sports law and is actively involved in the school’s Entertainment, Arts & Sports LLM program.
Adam earned his law degree from University of Michigan Law School, graduating cum laude. He received his bachelor's degree from State University of New York at Binghamton with honors, majoring in political science. Prior to joining Cozen O'Connor, Adam was a partner at Winston & Strawn, where he spent the first 18 years of his career.