Adam C. Losey: Lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP

Adam C. Losey

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • eDiscovery & Data Management
  • Privacy, Security & Information Management
  • Airport Services
  • Automotive
Contact InfoTelephone: 212.338.3599
Facsimile: 212-687-2329; 212-490-3654
University University of Florida, B.A., cum laude, 2005
Law SchoolUniversity of Florida College of Law, J.D., 2009 Order of the Coif, Editor, Florida Law Review, Board Member, Journal of Technology Law & Policy
Admitted2009, Florida; 2010, New York and District of Columbia; United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, the District of Columbia; United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; United States Tax Court

Adam Losey is an internationally recognized attorney, author, and educator in the field of technology law. He represents a number of Fortune 100 companies in high-stakes complex litigations across the country involving challenging issues at the intersection of law and technology. In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Losey routinely advises clients large and small on a variety of sophisticated information security, incident response, privacy, electronic discovery, and data management matters. Inside and out of the courtroom, he efficiently and creatively solves problems for clients in a variety of situations.

Thought Leadership

Mr. Losey is the president and editor-in-chief of IT-Lex (, a technology law 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational and literary organization. For several years, he served as an adjunct professor at Columbia University, where he taught electronic discovery as part of Columbia's Information and Digital Resource Management Master's Program.


In recognition of his experience and ability, Mr. Losey has been both Peer Review Rated and Client Rated as AV® Preeminent™, the highest performance rating in Martindale-Hubbell's peer review and client review rating system. He has also been selected for inclusion in the 2013 and 2014 Florida Super Lawyers - Rising Stars® lists.

Admissions and Professional Memberships

A native Floridian, Mr. Losey graduated Order of the Coif from the University of Florida College of Law, where he served as an editor on the Florida Law Review, a board member for the Journal of Technology Law & Policy, and a member of the Honor Court. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Chief Judge Patricia C. Fawsett in the Middle District of Florida, and as a law clerk at the Second Judicial Circuit State Attorney's Office in Tallahassee, Florida.

Mr. Losey is a member of the New York, Florida, and District of Columbia bars. He is also admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, the District of Columbia, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the United States Tax Court.

He is a member of the firm's Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Electronic Discovery & Data Management, Privacy, Security & Information Management, and Appellate Practices.

Selected Publications and Presentations
• "Predictive Coding Is Here to Stay," Corporate Counsel (May 2014)
• "Bankruptcy and Electronic Discovery," American Bankruptcy Institute Conference, lecturer (July 2014)
• "Litigation of Privacy and Technology Issues," Orange County 2014 Bench & Bar Conference, speaker (April 2014)
• "Merchant Hacking," Tampa Bay Association of Financial Professionals, featured speaker (March 2014)
• "Don't Roll the Dice: Security, Privacy, and the Law," EastPay ePayments Information Exchange, lecturer (February 2014)
• "eDiscovery & the Elephant," Florida Bar Webinar, lecturer (January 2014)
• "Closing Arguments," Florida Practice Ready Institute, oral advocate for defendant & lecturer (January 2014)
• "Social Media and the Law," Innovate Conference, lecturer (October 2013)
• "What to do When You Get Hacked," Innovate Conference, lecturer (October 2013)
• "FBI Cyber Squad Briefing for Businesses," lecturer (October 2013)
• "Sekisui Am. Corp v. Hart: Federal Rule Makers, Take Note, Legal Talk Network ESI Report Podcast (September 2013)
• "LinkedIn Lawyers - Mind Your Language!," IT-Lex (September 2013)
• "Advanced Topics in eDiscovery," Orange County Bar Association CLE, faculty member (September 2013)
• "Eavesdropping to ECPA: Security, Privacy, and the Law," EastPay Fraud Symposium, faculty member (August 2013)
• "Think Before You Click: Social Media Ethics," The Briefs (July 2013)
• "Predictive Intelligence, Preservation Processes & E-Discovery Project Management Principles," Federal Webcast Series 11th Circuit E-Discovery Trends U.S. Federal Circuits, speaker (July 2013)
• "Taming the ESI Beast," Orange County Bar Association, faculty member (May 2013)
• "Technology Experts," 2013 Florida College of Advanced Judicial Studies, faculty member (May 2013)
• "First Hand Over the Mouse: 10 Tips for LegalTech Vendors," Law Technology News (April 2013)
• "Inside & Out: Standing Over the Shoulders of Clients," IT-Lex, co-author (March 2013)
• "Everything You've Heard About Patent Law is Wrong," PAX East, faculty member (March 2013)
• "De-Cluttering Discovery," Jordan Lawrence and Foley & Lardner LLP CLE, featured speaker (March 2013)
• "Preservation: The Death of Per Se Gross Negligence," FIOS eDiscovery Fall case law update, presenter (November 2012)
• "How Not to Screw Up: Being Competent and Diligent in the Information Age," 2012 eDiscovery Leadership Conference, lecturer (November 2012)
• "Technology Law 101 - Information Security, Privacy, eDiscovery, and More!" FAMU Law School, guest lecturer (October 2012)
• "Social Media Risk & Responsibility in the Use of Health Care Technology," Association of Corporate Counsel Annual Meeting, faculty member (October 2012)
• "Googling it, Friending them, and other Internet-age Issues," Federal Judicial Center eDiscovery Seminar for Federal Judges, faculty member (September 2012)
• "Information Security and Privacy 101 for Financial Professionals," Tampa Bay Association of Financial Professionals, featured speaker (September 2012)
• "Legal Nerdvana," Law Technology News (August 2012)
• "What's New in Florida eDiscovery? Procedural Rules, Prevailing Party Costs, Preservation, Proportionality, and Much More" 2012 Florida Bar Annual Convention CLE, presenter (June 2012)
• "eDiscovery, Ethics, and the Elephant in the Room," TWL CLE, presenter (May 2012)
• "Losey Family eDiscovery Overview," Wave University CLE, presenter (March 2012)
• "eDiscovery: Doesn't Take an Einstein," CFAWL CLE, presenter (February 2012)
• "How to Not Spend a Fortune Managing Information in Litigation," CIO Insight (February 2012)
• "eDiscovery and Advocacy," featured speaker, Gerald T. Bennett Inn of Court (October 2011)
• "Social Media, Social Networks & Cloud Computing," Federal Judicial Center Electronic Discovery Seminar for the Federal Judiciary, faculty member (July 2011)
• "Tactics and Ethics: Conducting Ethical and Effective Discovery in Modern Business Litigation," War and Peace CLE, presenter (June 2011)
• "Social Media Data: Practical Guidelines on Handling Discovery Issues," New York City Bar, faculty member (June 2011)
• "eDiscovery: Combing the cloud for the information you need," Computerworld, (May 2011)
• "Electronic Discovery," Paul C. Perkins Bar Association, featured speaker (April 2011)
• "Federal Practice in the Electronic Age: Don't be a Dinosaur," Federal Bar Association, North Central Florida Chapter, presenter (April 2011)
• "Navigating the Metadata Minefield," the Briefs (March 2011)
• "Cloud Computing & Social Networking," Federal Judicial Center Electronic Discovery Seminar for the Federal Judiciary, faculty member (September 2010)
• "Cloud Computing Attractive Option for Businesses," Florida Law Journal (July 2010)
• "Triggering Triage: Litigation Holds," the Briefs (July 2010)
• "Electronic Discovery," Association of Corporate Counsel Meeting, presenter (April 2010)
• "Electronic Service of Process at Home and Abroad: Allowing Domestic Service of Process in the Federal Courts," Federal Courts Law Review (October 2009)
• "Social Networking & Google Mistrials," United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida's Annual Meeting, presenter (October 2009)
• "Boo for Boolean: Judicial Criticism of Traditional Search Methods," featured speaker, American Records Management Association (September 2009)
• "Social Networking, Service & Electronic Discovery," Federal Judicial Center Workshop for the Federal Judiciary at the Georgetown Law Center, presenter (September 2009)
• "E-Discovery, Luddite Lawyers & Search Term Sufficiency," presenter, American Records Management Association's Yearly Conference (February 2009)
• "Virtual Jurisdiction: Does International Shoe Fit In The Age of The Internet?" Digital Discovery & Electronic Evidence Review (February 2009) "Clicking Away Confidentiality: Workplace Waiver of Attorney-Client Privilege," Florida Law Review (December 2008); cited in, e. g., In re Royce Homes, 449 B.R. 709 (Bankr. S.D. Tex. 2011) (Also at Orlando, Florida Offices)


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Spotlight on Privacy in the Automotive Industry
Mark A. Aiello,Chanley T. Howell,Adam C. Losey, July 26, 2014
Privacy is a hot topic these days, and the automotive industry is no exception. Connected cars, in-car location services, telematics systems, event data records (black boxes), driverless cars, online consumer targeted advertising, vehicle-to-vehicle communications, mobile apps for cars, data...

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