Adam K. Grant represents businesses, partnerships, organizations and individuals in a variety of complex commercial disputes and white collar matters.
Adam works with clients to find solutions, whether through the courts or other avenues, to further their goals and protect their interests. He is determined and dedicated to learning their operations and business relationships to help them achieve their objectives.
As a commercial litigator, Adam has extensive experience representing parties in "bet the company" partnership and commercial disputes. He has litigated matters under New York’s Business Corporation Law (BCL), as well as under Delaware’s General Corporation Law (DGCL). He has also represented both plaintiffs and defendants in other commercial disputes arising out of, among other things, breaches of contract, post-acquisition litigation, securities fraud, violations of state Blue Sky Laws and fraudulent transfers. Adam has represented parties in commercial disputes arising out of failed Enterprise Resource Planning implementations, and cases implicating the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA), as well as The Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York Convention).
In connection with his white collar practice, Adam has represented both whistle blowers and corporations in matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and has represented individuals and entities before the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the New York District Attorney’s and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).
Adam’s experience involves clients in a wide variety of industries including:
Adam uses his ability to reduce complex matters to their base components to try to find practical and cost-effective means to achieve clients' business goals.
Represented a minority shareholder in TransPerfect Translations in connection with partnership dispute proceedings before Delaware Chancery Court and the Delaware Supreme Court
Representing social media consultant in suit against former baseball player for breach of contract
Represented consortium of Brazilian pig iron manufacturers in enforcing foreign arbitration under the New York Convention resulting in successful Second Circuit appeal reversal of trial court’s grant of dismissal of action
Represented art dealer in joint state/federal investigation of sales tax avoidance
Represented 24% owner of AriZona Iced in connection with partnership dispute in New York
Represented digital sign business in suit in District of Columbia concerning emergency regulation allegedly passed by the District that resulted in the near complete shutdown of client’s business
Selected for inclusion in the Legal 500 as a Leading Trial Lawyer in Intellectual Property, 2012