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John Adams

Richmond, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
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Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations - Virginia

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John Adams is held in high esteem for his handling of white-collar criminal defense mandates, maintaining a strong track record of success in both courtroom proceedings and government investigations. He frequently acts for major financial institutions and household-name companies.
"He is a really smart guy. He's very good on white-collar work with an eye on how issues will play out in litigations." "He is practical and engaging, able to assess cases and he gives good advice on strategy." "He has great instincts and is very affable."
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John represents corporations, boards and executives facing significant legal, regulatory and reputational risk in criminal, regulatory, civil and congressional proceedings.

Career

Assistant U.S. Attorney for Eastern District of Virginia, 2008-10. Associate Counsel to President of the United States, 2007-08. Law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, 2006-07. Law clerk to David Sentelle, U.S. court of Appeals for D.C. Circuit, 2003-04.

Professional Memberships

Lewis F. Powell, Jr. American Inn of Court

Personal

Trustee, VMI Foundation. General counsel, Better Business Bureau of Central Virginia. U.S. Navy officer, 1996-2000.

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John Adams

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