Adam Fox

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Adam Fox is an experienced trial lawyer, trailblazer and community leader who the Los Angeles Business Journal named in 2020 to its list of the most influential leaders and executives in Los Angeles—the LA 500. The Los Angeles Business Journal previously honored him as a finalist for its prestigious Litigation Attorney of the Year award.

Adam regularly handles high-stakes controversies across a wide range of subject matters, including some of the nation’s most high-profile competitor suits and class actions relating to data privacy, among other things. Several major controversies Adam has litigated have garnered substantial national and regional media attention, including televised interviews and front page coverage in prominent national newspapers, such as the Washington PostLos Angeles TimesWall Street Journal, and New York Times, among other publications.

Adam is also widely published, having authored numerous law review articles and other publications.  He has likewise lectured, presented papers or served on speaking panels at the University of Colorado Law School, George Mason University School of Law, Rutgers University School of Law and the University of California at Los Angeles. He has also presented at conferences for the American Bar Association and the Defense Research Institute among others. Before entering private practice, Adam served as a judicial clerk for the late Honorable Robert B. Krupansky of the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Adam previously served as the Managing Partner of the firm’s Los Angeles Office, and as a Member of the firm’s Global Board.

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CBD: Sometimes It Can Be Legal but Still “Unlawful”

In the Agricultural Act of 2014 (“2014 Farm Bill”), Congress exempted “industrial hemp” from the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) in certain narrow circumstances. Among other things it authorized institutions of higher education and state agriculture departments to grow hemp under a pilot program if consistent with state law, and defined hemp to include up to … Continue Reading

False Advertising Dangers Lurk in the Age of COVID-19 – Redux

As we previewed in our earlier post, the COVID-19 pandemic raises new and heightened false advertising concerns for companies seeking to capitalize through mentions of the virus in marketing or consumer outreach efforts. During this harried time, both the unwary – and the well-informed – advertiser should navigate carefully to avoid the trap of consumer … Continue Reading

False Advertising Claims Lurk in the Age of COVID-19

Companies around the world are scrambling to respond to the unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.  We have all received many emails and seen a plethora of ads and social media posts by manufacturers, retailers and service providers about steps they are taking to respond to COVID-19 related challenges.  The messaging is vital for … Continue Reading