Adam Federer spent the summers of 2015 and 2016 working at Robert C. Gottlieb & Associates as a Legal Intern before starting in September of 2017 as an Associate. He assists in the firm’s criminal and civil litigation practices. Mr. Federer has litigated complex civil matters in both federal and state courts in various jurisdictions, including commercial matters, business disputes, trademark infringement, and financial fraud. He has also defended a wide variety of both individual and corporate criminal and white-collar clients in federal and state courts contemporaneous with pending investigations and prosecutions commenced by the Department of Justice and state prosecuting agencies.
Before joining Robert C. Gottlieb & Associates, Mr. Federer spent several years working as a Corporate Communications and Crisis Management Consultant at Edelman and Abernathy MacGregor. Mr. Federer provided strategic and financial public relations, investor relations, transaction communications services and crisis management counsel to clients in a variety of industries. He has particularly strong expertise advising clients in all phases of crisis preparedness and response. His crisis management experience spans a broad range of issues, including regulatory matters complex litigation issues, product failures or recalls, facilities disasters, unexpected management changes, and other special crisis situations.
Mr. Federer earned his juris doctorate from Temple University Beasley School of Law and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Washington University. He is admitted to practice in all New York State Courts as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.