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Peter Adams

Cooley LLP
Partner
San Diego, CA, USA


Peter Adams' practice focuses on corporate governance and shareholder litigation, including the defense of securities class actions, derivative suits and M&A litigation. He represents clients in connection with Securities and Exchange Commission investigations and civil enforcement actions, as well as internal corporate investigations. His practice also includes healthcare and complex commercial litigation.

Publications:

  • "The 'Holistic' Approach to Scienter Under Tellabs," Securities Litigation Journal, 19(2), 4-8(Winter 2009) and Commercial & Business Litigation, 10(2), 1-6, Winter 2009.
  • "RecentDevelopmentsinthe Caselaw Governing Damages in 10b-5 Cases," AdvancedSecurities Law Workshop 2008, Practising Law Institute, 529-40, 2008.
  • "Healthy,Wealthy,and Wise? Tests for Direct Causal Paths Between Health and SocioeconomicStatus," Journal of Econometrics, 112(1), 3-56, 2003.

Education

University of California, Berkeley MA, 2005, Economics

UC Berkeley School of Law JD, 2004

Northwestern University

BA, 1994, Economics and Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

California

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Central District of California

U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

U.S. District Court, Southern District of California All California State Courts

Memberships

American Bar Association

San Diego County Bar Association

Peter Adams is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Commencement of a Civil Action: Filing the Complaint, Preparing the Motion to Dismiss, Coordinating Multiple Securities Litigation Actions - Securities Litigation 2017: From Investigation to Trial, Friday, April 07, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Commencement of a Civil Action: Filing the Complaint, Preparing the Motion to Dismiss, Coordinating Multiple Securities Litigation Actions - Commencement of a Civil Action: Filing the Complaint, Preparing the Motion to Dismiss, Coordinating Multiple Securities Litigation Actions, Friday, April 07, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Commencement of a Civil Action: Filing the Complaint, Preparing the Motion to Dismiss, Coordinating Multiple Securities Litigation Actions - Commencement of a Civil Action: Filing the Complaint, Preparing the Motion to Dismiss, Coordinating Multiple Securities Litigation Actions, Friday, April 07, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Commencement of a Civil Action: Filing the Complaint, Preparing the Motion to Dismiss, Coordinating Multiple Securities Litigation Actions - Commencement of a Civil Action: Filing the Complaint, Preparing the Motion to Dismiss, Coordinating Multiple Securities Litigation Actions, Friday, April 07, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Securities Litigation 2017: From Investigation to Trial, Wednesday, April 12, 2017, New York, NY
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