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Mark S. Adams

Partner
MarkAdams@JMBM.com
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Tel: (949) 623-7230
Fax: (949) 623-7202

3 Park Plaza #1100
Irvine, California 92614
USA

Assistant
Melissa Reilly
949.623.7231
MR3@jmbm.com

Mark S. Adams is an experienced trial lawyer and a member of JMBM's Global Hospitality Group®. He focuses his practice on business litigation, including, contracts, products liability, corporate and partnership disputes, and hospitality litigation. He has wide-ranging trial experience in commercial disputes, including complex multi-party litigation and class actions. He has tried numerous cases in state courts, federal courts, and in domestic and international arbitrations. Mark's trial wins have been covered by Forbes, Reuters, Life Science Weekly and other publications. He has obtained two of California's annual 50 largest jury verdicts in the same year. Mark has taken or defended nearly 1,000 depositions throughout North America, Europe and the Middle East. He has been quoted as an expert on noncompete agreements in the Wall Street Journal.

Education

J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 1986

M.B.A., Baylor University, 1983

B.S., University of California, Los Angeles, 1979

Bar Admissions

State Bar of California
U.S. District Courts, Central, Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Associations

General Counsel, Orange County Paralegal Association

Orange County Bar Association
Member

Federal Bar Association
Member

State Bar of California
Member

Association of Business Trial Lawyers
Member

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
Member

LIGA International - - The Flying Doctors of Mercy
Volunteer

Speaking Engagements

Mark has lectured in the United States and Europe on strategies in litigation, managing the risks of litigation, eDiscovery, management and retention of eDocuments, and attorney client privilege and work product protection.