Adam L. Littman
In his business litigation practice, Adam represents companies and individuals in a wide variety of complex disputes, including matters involving shareholders in closely-held businesses, commercial contracts, real estate and business transactions, non-competition and restrictive covenants, fiduciary duties, trusts and estates, and professional malpractice. Adam has significant experience in all phases of civil litigation, including pre-litigation strategy, written and deposition discovery, motion practice, trial, and appeal. He routinely represents clients in mediations, arbitrations, and administrative proceedings.
Privacy and cybersecurity is a rapidly growing area of Adam’s practice. He works with corporate clients to proactively manage all aspects of their data privacy risks from both a legal and strategic standpoint. Businesses frequently rely on Adam to advise on compliance with domestic and international privacy laws, draft privacy policies, and negotiate vendor services agreements relating to the exchange and protection of personal information. Adam also guides clients through the process of preparing for and responding to data breaches.
In his employment practice, Adam helps employers navigate all kinds of employment-related issues, including negotiating severance agreements, complying with wage and hour laws, and defending claims of discrimination.
Before joining the firm, Adam served as a law clerk to the Justices of the Massachusetts Superior Court where he worked on trials, hearings, and motions in civil sessions, including the Business Litigation Session in Boston. While in law school, Adam was a Note Editor for the Suffolk University Law Review. Adam was previously an attorney at Posternak Blankstein & Lund LLP.
Represented minority shareholders in prosecuting breach of fiduciary duty, freeze-out, and wrongful termination claims, resulting in multi-million dollar jury verdict.
Represented minority shareholder/chief executive officer in action against majority owner/private equity firm for breach of company operating agreements.
Successfully obtained summary judgment awards for employers on claims by former employees alleging wage and hour law violations.
Represented employer in obtaining preliminary injunction to enforce non-competition, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure covenants.
Defended trustees and executors in multi-million dollar action brought against the estate.
Memberships & Boards
- Boston Bar Association
- Trustee of a mixed-use condominium association in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Publications, Presentations & Recognitions
- “New data breach law raises stakes,” Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, May 9, 2019
- Massachusetts Super Lawyer - Rising Star every year from 2013 - 2018
- “MCLE: Chapter 93A Rights and Remedies, Litigation Involving Debtor/Creditor Issues,” 2016 and 2019 Supplements
- “Cyber-Risk Awareness: Protect Your Business and Your Brand,” Posternak Blankstein & Lund LLP and Fellsway Group, Presentation; February 2018
- “Protect Your Business from Data Breaches and Cyber Liabilities,” Posternak Blankstein & Lund Client Alert; July 2014
- “MCLE: Massachusetts Liability Insurance Manual, Professional Liability Insurance Issues”, 2011 and 2014 Supplements
Bar & Court Admissions
- Massachusetts Bar
- US District Court, District of Massachusetts
Suffolk University Law SchoolJD,2008University of MarylandBA,2003