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Practice Areas

Adam is an experienced international trade lawyer with a focus on white collar compliance and financial crime, including with respect to federal, state, and international economic sanctions enforcement, embargoes, export controls, and anti-corruption. Recent projects include work with multinational financial institutions, manufacturers, and technology firms to enhance compliance processes, to engage with governmental agencies, to conduct internal investigations and pre- and post-M&A due diligence, and to defend against regulatory inquiries and enforcement actions.

Career

From 2010-2015 Adam served as the Senior Advisor to the Director of the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and as the Director for Multilateral Affairs on the National Security Council. Prior positions include roles at the United Nations, the World Bank, and the OECD.

Publications

International Judicial Institutions (1st and 2nd ed. 2015); After Genocide: Bringing the Devil to Justice (2009); US and EU Sanctions: Navigating the Divide for International Business (Forthcoming); frequent presenter at industry, academic, and governmental conferences globally.

Personal

JD, Harvard Law School, 2006, magna cum laude, Senior Editor ‘Harvard International Law Journal’, Chayes Fellow, Laylin Prize in International Law; MPhil, Oxford University, 1998; BA, Brown University, 1996, magna cum laude.