Attorney Profile:

Adam M. Foslid

Adam M. Foslid: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Biography

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. Adam has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, listed in The Legal 500 United States, and named a Most Effective Lawyer for Class Action litigation.

Areas of Concentration

•Complex commercial and business litigation
•Class action and consumer litigation
•Mass tort and product liability litigation
•Real estate and construction litigation
•Banking and financial institution litigation
•Securities litigation
•Shareholder derivative and corporate governance litigation
•Internal investigations

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

•Featured, 2016 Most Effective Lawyers: Class Action , Daily Business Review, December 5, 2016
•Mentioned, Greenberg Traurig Guides Opko in $1.47B Buy for Lab Co., Law360, June 4, 2015
•Mentioned, How They Won It: Greenberg Sticks It to Chinese Drywall Co., Law360, October 23, 2012

Awards & Recognition

•Listed, The Legal 500 United States, 2016
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, 2015-2017
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2009-2011 and 2013-2016
•Listed, Daily Business Review, Most Effective Lawyers - Class Action, 2016
•Listed, Florida Trend magazine, Legal Elite, 2007
•Recipient, Pro Bono Award for Outstanding Service, The George Washington University Law School, 2003

Noteworthy Experience

Clerkships and Internships

•Hon. Ricardo M. Urbina, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 2003-2004
•U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia, 2002
•U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, Torts Branch, 2001

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

04.10.17 Greenberg Traurig's Adam M. Foslid Named to the State of Florida Eleventh Judicial Circuit Professionalism Panel

02.16.17 Greenberg Traurig Miami Organizes Fifth Annual 'GT Cares' as Firm Celebrates Historic Anniversary

11.30.16 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 'Most Effective Lawyers' by Daily Business Review

08.16.16 130 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2017

08.16.16 55 Greenberg Traurig Miami Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2017

06.17.16 35 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Recognized in 2016 Edition of The Legal 500 United States Guide to Outstanding Lawyers

06.16.16 100-Plus Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recommended in The Legal 500 United States Guide to Outstanding Lawyers

06.14.16 43 Greenberg Traurig Miami Attorneys Named 2016 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

04.26.16 Greenberg Traurig Miami Organizes Fourth-Annual 'GT Cares' Community Service Initiative

08.25.15 58 Greenberg Traurig Miami Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2016

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
305.579.0553  Phone
305.961.5553  Fax
www.gtlaw.com/People/Adam-M-Foslid
University Attended:
University of Florida, B.A., with honors, 2000
Law School Attended:
The George Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors, 2003; The George Washington University Law School, LL.M., Litigation and Dispute Resolution, with highest honors, 2004
Admission:
2003, 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
Memberships:

Professional & Community Involvement

•Panel Member, Eleventh Circuit Professionalism Panel (appointed by Chief Judge Bertila Soto)
•Board Member, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami, Board of Directors
•Board Member, The George Washington University Law School, Board of Advisors
•Trustee, Miami Music Association/Cleveland Orchestra Miami
•Volunteer Lawyer, First Liberty Institute
•Big Brother Mentor, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami, School to Work Program
•Member, The Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies
•Member, United Way of Miami-Dade, Leadership Circle
•Member, American Bar Association
•Member, Federal Bar Association, South Florida Chapter
•Member, Dade County Bar Association

Birth Information:
May 6, 1978
Reported Cases:
Significant Representations: Representing a private Christian school's Constitutional challenge to a state actor's viewpoint-based denial of the school's request to pray over the public address system prior to a state championship football game.; Serving as lead counsel for a global food processing and commodities trading corporation in an international arbitration against its former executives and consultants for breaching various confidentiality obligations.; Representing a national homebuilder in a putative class action asserting construction defect claims involving a c; Defending a building product manufacturer in a putative class action case based on allegations that the subject heating product is unreasonably dangerous, unfit for its intended use, and not compliant with applicable safety standards.; 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 an air conditioning 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 defunct mortgage company and the receiver of a failed bank arising from the sales of certain condominium units.; Acted as lead counsel for a medical device manufacturer in a breach of contract and product liability lawsuit against several hospitals.; Defended 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.
ISLN:
917716124

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 2 reviews
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 09/19/15 in Commercial Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/22/10 in Commercial Litigation

    Fine young lawyer with great potential. Read more

    Fine young lawyer with great potential.

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