Adam Adler


Adam Adler


(650) 623-1480


Washington, D.C. Office

818 Connecticut Ave NW

Suite 850

Washington DC 20006


Yale Law School, J.D., 2015

Stanford University, Phi Beta Kappa, 2012


District of Columbia

New York

US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Adam Adler is an associate in the firm’s Silicon Valley office. He is a trial attorney and appellate litigator who focuses on intellectual property and technology disputes. Adam leverages his training as a computer scientist and statistician to present complex concepts in ways that are both persuasive and easy for clients, judges, and juries to understand.

Adam clerked for Chief Judge Leonard Stark on the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, a court which has one of the largest patent dockets in the country. Adam then clerked for Judge Kent Jordan on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Prior to joining the firm, Adam was an Associate at Morgan, Lewis, & Bockius. 

Adam earned his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Journal of Law & Technology and a Features editor on the Yale Law Journal. He graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. degree in mathematical & computational science and a minor in ethics. 

Outside of work, Adam enjoys practicing French Horn and piano, juggling, and ice skating.

Awards and Honors

Yale Law School:

  • Gallagher Prize for Most Proficient Presentation in Barristers’ Union Mock Trial Competition
  • Semi-Finalist in Morris Tyler Moot Court Competition

Stanford University:

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Boothe Prize Award for Excellence in Writing
  • Graduated with Distinction


  • Dual Sovereignty, Due Process, and Duplicative Punishment: A New Solution to an Old Problem, 124 Yale L.J. 448 (2014)
  • High Frequency Regulation: A New Model for Market Monitoring, 39 Vt. L. Rev. 161 (2014)
  • Curing Cablevision: Prescribing a Functional Solution to a Technical Astigmatism, 10 Buff. Intell. Prop. L.J. 122 (2014)

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, “Westlaw Under the Hood: A Simple Explanation of How Big Databases Work” at Morgan, Lewis, & Bockius, Washington, DC
  • Speaker, “Calculating Justice: The Role of Math, Physics, and Computer Science in Law” at Andrews University
  • Speaker, “Prosecuting a Paradox: Time Travel in Criminal Law” at the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation
  • Speaker, “College Admissions: A Data Perspective” at InGenius Prep, Shanghai, China
  • Speaker, “Why do So Many Startups Get it Wrong?” at Yale Law School