Adam has focused on environmental and energy law issues for nearly 25 years. Adam has deep expertise in matters involving renewable and conventional energy, project permitting, land use/development, and Brownfields redevelopment. Corporate, institutional, and government clients have benefited from Adam’s considerable experience in environmental disputes; compliance and transactions; siting, permitting, and development of complex energy facilities and other commercial and industrial operations; and the remediation, redevelopment and reuse of contaminated property.
Adam is a lead member of the firm’s Energy & Cleantech practice group. He also frequently counsels clients on emerging issues from climate change and greenhouse gas regulation to environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility. Along with his extensive domestic practice, Adam has worked in the arena of international environmental law, including representing clients on environmental matters before the International Court of Justice in The Hague.
In addition to maintaining an active practice, Adam serves as Co-Managing Partner of Foley Hoag and is a member of the firm's Executive Committee. Prior to joining the Executive Committee, he was the past coordinator of both Foley Hoag’s environmental practice group and chair of the firm's Administrative Law Department, which includes environmental, energy and regulated industries, health care, government strategies and public law practice groups. Adam is also the Chair of the firm’s Committee on Diversity and Inclusion.