Adam Stein practices in the firm's Global Insurance Department and has handled a wide range of commercial litigation matters, with an emphasis on complex insurance coverage disputes.
Adam's insurance coverage litigation experience includes: multiple arbitrations based on coverage disputes involving the "Bermuda form"; representation of US and London Market insurers in trials of actions for coverage of environmental and pollution-related claims; numerous mediations of director and officer and professional liability claims; representation of insurers in lawsuits based on alleged business interruption following the 1993 and 2001 terrorist attacks; and multiple lawsuits based on alleged bodily injury, property damage and pollution claims in actions in Houston, Texas.
Adam has also devoted a significant portion of his practice to employment and general litigation matters, including the arbitration of executive severance and benefits claims, contested post-closing purchase price adjustments, representation of UK-based entities in U.S. smoking and health cases across the country and in trials in New York; and representation of an Ohio-based utility in action based on alleged substandard nuclear reactor safety systems and components. Adam also regularly advises clients on US insurance coverage issues, policy interpretation, liability risk management and general commercial and corporate matters, including related-party transactions, corporate governance, litigation and alternate dispute resolution.
Adam earned his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 1984 where he was a member of the law review and the Moot Court Honor Society. He graduated cum laude from Vassar College in 1978.