Adam D. Bowser
His practice focuses on complex litigation in federal and state courts, including class action trials and appeals, as well as related advocacy before administrative agencies in rulemaking and enforcement proceedings. Adam has been recognized as a Washington, DC Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in Communications Law every year since 2014 and he has recently won several notable victories for clients brought into class-action litigation arising out of consumer-protection and privacy laws, particularly the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). As part of his deep expertise in consumer protection laws, Adam regularly advises clients across industries on privacy compliance and risk mitigation strategies.
Adam serves as outside general counsel to CLECs, platform operators, and API providers specializing in the growing VoIP and text messaging markets, and as part of that role, Adam guides companies through the federal and state regulatory process, tax and privacy law, intercarrier compensation issues, and negotiates and drafts communications-related contracts, including interconnection agreements, commercial agreements, and tariffs. Adam routinely represents these cutting-edge and emerging communications companies before the Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission in various rulemaking proceedings to advocate for a level playing field for these entrepreneurial companies.
Adam also advises carriers, advanced communications service providers and equipment manufacturers on regulatory compliance issues concerning telecommunications and energy-efficiency regulations before the FCC, the Federal Trade Commission, the Department of Energy and comparable state regulatory agencies, as well as counseling clients in related rulemaking proceedings.
Prior to joining Arent Fox, Adam practiced at a large regional law firm, focusing on general business litigation and telecommunications law.
Life Beyond the Law
Adam spends his free time chasing after his two young daughters while trying to teach them the two most beautiful words in the English language: Touchdown, Steelers. Adam also enjoys woodworking, but is still searching for a power tool that makes more noise than his kids.
Bar & Court Admissions
- District of Columbia Bar
- Virginia Bar
- US Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
George Mason University School of LawJD,2008University of Michigan, Ross School of BusinessBBA,with distinction,2003