Adam M. Foslid: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Adam M. Foslid

Miami,  FL  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
    Contact InfoTelephone: 305.579.0553
    Fax: 305.961.5553
    University University of Florida, B.A., with honors, 2000
    Law SchoolThe George Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors, 2003; The George Washington University Law School, LL.M., Litigation/Dispute Resolution, with highest honors, 2004
    Admitted2003, Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

    Professional & Community Involvement

    •Board Member, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami, Board of Directors
    •Board Member, The George Washington University Law School, Board of Advisors
    •Member, American Bar Association
    •Member, Dade County Bar Association
    •Member, Federal Bar Association, South Florida Chapter
    •Member, Florida Bar
    •Member, United Way of Miami-Dade, Leadership Circle
    •Trustee, Miami Music Association/Cleveland Orchestra Miami

    BornMay 6, 1978

    Adam M. Foslid concentrates his practice on complex commercial, business, class action, and product liability litigation in federal and state courts and before arbitration panels throughout the United States. Adam is experienced representing clients in a wide array of disputes involving commercial transactions, breaches of contract, business torts, fraud, deceptive and unfair trade practices, fiduciary relationships, mergers and acquisitions, banking, insurance, partnerships, real estate transactions, construction defects, corporate governance, medical devices, consumer and building products, and claims of personal injury and wrongful death. Adam is also experienced conducting internal and regulatory investigations for public and private companies in connection with, among other things, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, initial public offerings, IT security issues, accounting and financial reporting issues, campaign contributions, public corruption, state and federal government contracts, construction defects, claims of serious personal injury and wrongful death, and allegations of mortgage and health care fraud. Adam serves as the Co-Hiring Shareholder in Miami, is active in the firm's internal management initiatives and formerly managed the office's associate career development program.

    Areas of Concentration

    •Commercial and business litigation
    •Real estate and construction litigation
    •Banking and financial institution litigation
    •Class action litigation
    •Mass tort and product liability litigation
    •Regulatory and enforcement actions
    •Internal investigations
    •Securities fraud litigation
    •Shareholder derivative and corporate governance litigation

    Awards & Recognition

    •Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, 2015
    •Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2009-2011 and 2013-2014
    •Listed, Florida Trend magazine, Legal Elite, 2007
    •Recipient, Pro Bono Award for Outstanding Service, The George Washington University Law School, 2003


    •Judicial Intern, Hon. Ricardo M. Urbina, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
    •Legislative Intern, U.S. Senator Bob Graham


    •Law Clerk, U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia
    •Law Clerk, U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, Torts Branch

    Articles, Publications, & Lectures

    •Mentioned, How They Won It: Greenberg Sticks It to Chinese Drywall Co., Law360, October 23, 2012

    Associated News & Events

    Press Releases

    08.19.14 129 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers In America 2015

    07.02.14 96 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers

    10.29.13 Greenberg Traurig's Adam M. Foslid Appointed as Trustee of Miami Music Association, Board of Trustees for Cleveland Orchestra Miami

    09.23.13 The American Lawyer Ranks Greenberg Traurig Miami's Summer Associate Program First Overall Among Miami Firms

    08.12.13 Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Adam M. Foslid Joins Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami

    10.29.12 Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Adam M. Foslid Appointed to The Board of Advisors of The George Washington University Law School

    09.05.12 Judge Issues First Contested Ruling in the U.S. Holding Chinese Drywall Manufacturer Subject to U.S. Court Jurisdiction

    06.17.11 More than 70 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized in the 2011 edition of Florida Super Lawyers

    02.25.11 Seven Greenberg Traurig Attorneys in Miami Office Elevated to Shareholders or Of Counsel

    Reported CasesSignificant Representations: Representing a number of national and regional homebuilders in multiple state and federal court lawsuits involving allegedly defective Chinese-manufactured drywall, including in In Re Chinese Manufactured Drywall Product Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2047. Defending a building product manufacturer in a series of putative class action lawsuits throughout the United States involving, among others, claims of breach of express warranty, breach of implied warranty of merchantability, breach of applicable state consumer protection statutes, and unjust enrichment. Defending a national homebuilder and title company against various fraud-based claims asserted by the liquidating trustee of a failed mortgage company and the receiver of a failed bank arising from the sales of certain condominium units. Acting as lead counsel for a medical device manufacturer in a breach of contract and product liability lawsuit against several hospitals. Representing a real estate investment trust in a brokerage commission dispute brought by a commercial real estate firm arising from the REIT' s acquisition of several industrial properties. Represented a pharmaceutical company and its officers and directors against a lawsuit filed by the company' s minority shareholders seeking to, among other things, enjoin a proposed merger valued at hundreds of millions of dollars. Obtained dismissal of various putative class action lawsuits against the former Miami City Manager brought on behalf of municipal employees alleging claims of, among others, breach of fiduciary duty and negligence. Represented shareholders of a corporation against the corporation's then chief executive officer and directors, challenging the election of the management slate of directors following a proxy fight. Conducted various internal investigations for public and private companies in connection with, among other things, initial public offerings, IT security issues, accounting and financial reporting issues, allegations of mortgage fraud, construction defects, alleged health care fraud, and claims of serious personal injury and wrongful death. Defended homebuilders, developers, and title companies in various pre-suit claims, lawsuits, and arbitrations involving, among other things, allegations of mortgage fraud, alleged construction defects, condominium rescission claims, disputes over purchase and sale agreements, land banking contracts, real estate development contracts, and numerous investor-group transactions. Represented numerous public and private companies in sensitive federal, state and regulatory investigations involving, among other things, alleged mortgage fraud, illegal campaign contributions, public corruption, and government contracts issues. Defended a large financial institution accused of aiding and abetting a billion dollar Ponzi scheme involving viaticated insurance policies and administered the disbursement of tens of millions of dollars of escrowed funds on behalf of that financial institution in connection with the SEC' s Mutual Benefits Corporation Receivership.
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    Office Information

    Adam M. Foslid

    333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 4400
    MiamiFL 33131


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