Ms. Adams is a partner in the firm’s commercial litigation group. Her practice focuses on education law and complex commercial litigation. She represents numerous charter schools, traditional public schools, community colleges and universities in regulatory matters and litigation, and provides them with on-going legal advice, including compliance with all aspects of school law, Arizona's Open Meeting Law and federal public and student records laws.
Prior to joining Osborn Maledon, Ms. Adams was a partner at Lewis and Roca from 2003-2012, where she represented community colleges, school districts, charter schools, and universities in a variety of matters, including investigations, litigation, administrative matters, and appeals. Ms. Adams also handled several regulatory and administrative matters for clients who were licensed or otherwise regulated by the State of Arizona.
Before joining Lewis and Roca, Ms. Adams served as Chief Counsel of the Education and Health Section of the Arizona Attorney General’s Office from 1999-2003. In that capacity, she oversaw litigation, appeals, licensing and enforcement matters for the State’s education and health agencies.