Adam concentrates his practice in the area of commercial real estate and related transactions.
Adam has represented a variety of regional and national developers (including several real estate investment trusts) in a wide array matters, including the development of high-rise office towers, shopping centers, warehouses, and mixed-use developments, as well as portfolio acquisitions, joint ventures, and merger transactions. He also represents lenders (including banks, pension funds, insurance companies, and private equity funds) and borrowers in matters ranging from structured project finance to secured and securitized loan transactions. He represents landlords and tenants in office, retail, and industrial leasing transactions, including complex build-to-suit transactions.
Adam is a member of the American Bar Association, the Philadelphia Bar Association, and the Urban Land Institute. He is the vice chair of the Montgomery County Industrial Development Authority and a member of the Montgomery County Commerce Cabinet, which advises the Montgomery County Commissioners on matters of economic development. Adam is also on the Board of Governors of the Achieving Independence Center (a program administered by Valley Youth House) and is the president of the Cheltenham Township Community Development Corporation. Adam was also one of the founding board members of CreekSide Co-op in Elkins Park. In 2019, he was elected a fellow in the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, a premier association of nationally known real estate attorneys in the United States.
Adam earned his undergraduate degree from George Washington University. He earned his law degree, magna cum laude, from Temple University School of Law, where he was the recipient of the Reber Award for excellence in writing for the Temple Law Review. Following law school, he served as a law clerk for the Honorable Phyllis Beck, Superior Court of Pennsylvania (1995-1996), and the Honorable John Padova, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (1996-1997).