Adam D. Brown

Adam D Brown

Overview

Adam Brown is a litigator and counselor who focuses his practice on employment and labor matters. He has represented companies in a wide variety of employment-related litigation, including claims brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Equal Pay Act, ERISA, and other federal and state employment laws. He has defended clients in federal court, state court, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, other administrative agencies, and arbitration proceedings. Adam also advises clients regarding hiring, wage payment issues, sexual harassment prevention, internal complaints and investigations, disciplinary and termination matters, human resources policies, social media issues, restrictive covenants, and theft of trade secrets and other proprietary material.

Adam has extensive litigation experience, successfully representing all types of entities – regional, national and multinational companies – in a broad range of industries, advocating for clients in trial and appellate courts and before administrative agencies.

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Results

Representative Matters

  • obtained complete summary judgment in litigation involving claims against a regional public transportation authority alleging disability-based discrimination
  • obtained complete summary judgment in litigation involving claims against a local restaurant group alleging race-based discrimination
  • obtained complete summary judgment in litigation involving claims against a regional university health system alleging sex- and race- based discrimination
  • obtained dismissal of litigation involving claims against a multinational manufacturing firm alleging discrimination based on sexual orientation
  • won complete defense verdict as second-chair counsel in jury trial of sexual harassment and sex-based discrimination claims against a regional public transportation authority
  • obtained summary judgment on all claims in multi-plaintiff age-based discrimination matter against a multinational insurer
  • obtained dismissal of all disability-based discrimination claims against a national insurer
  • obtained voluntary dismissal of ERISA claims against a national retirement benefits provider and investment manager
  • obtained dismissal of wage-and-hour claims brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act against a regional construction subcontractor
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Credentials

Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Education
  • J.D., Temple University Beasley School of Law
  • B.A., Colgate University
Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • St. Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia

Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, “COVID Issues for Insurers: Business Interruption, Employer Issues and Department of Insurance Update,” Pennsylvania Association of Mutual Insurance Companies Virtual Claims Summit
  • Presenter, “Returning to the Workplace: Post-Pandemic Considerations,” Withum Events
  • Presenter, “Tips & Best Practices for Getting Back to Business,” Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey
  • Presenter, “Arbitration Agreements: Pros, Cons, and Future,” Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey
  • Presenter, “Opinions, secrets, and security: Minimizing Employee Social Media and Cyber Risks,” Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey
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