Adam Siegel is a partner in our litigation practice group, based in New York and co-head of the firm's Global Investigations practice. He represents clients facing government investigations and related civil litigation. Clients in a broad range of industries rely on him to defend them in investigations conducted by the US Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the State Attorneys General in matters involving alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, insider trading, stock options backdating and off-label pharmaceutical products promotion. Adam also conducts investigations on behalf of clients in a wide range of industries.
Adam works regularly with other firm lawyers around the world, defending multi-jurisdictional investigations, developing compliance and training programs that are tailored to the international regulatory regimes faced by clients, and conducting due diligence regarding bribery and other risks in corporate transactions.
From 1999 to 2005, Adam was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, where he served as Deputy Chief and Chief Appellate Attorney.
Adam was named a 'Future Litigation Star' in New York by Benchmark Litigation, 2009-2012.
Adam earned both his AB, magna cum laude, and his JD, magna cum laude, from Harvard University. He is admitted to practice in New York.