Adam Magid

Adam Magid Commercial Dispute Lawyer Cadwalader
Special Counsel
Organization Profile
Professional Biography

Adam Magid is a special counsel in Cadwalader’s Global Litigation Group.  Adam has extensive experience handling high-risk and complex commercial disputes for both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts around the country.  His diverse trial and appellate practice focuses on federal securities law, breach of fiduciary duty, corporate governance, and appraisal actions, litigation arising from corporate control disputes and proxy contests, derivative claims, business and contract disputes, and disputes involving shareholders, partnerships, and limited liability companies.  Adam has represented financial institutions, hedge funds, corporations, directors, executives, and high-net-worth individuals in a wide range of complex litigation matters, including securities, M&A, antitrust, bankruptcy, contract, class action, shareholder derivative, and RICO litigations, as well as internal investigations.   Adam also has represented business entities and individuals in general commercial litigation matters.

Adam also has extensive regulatory experience, including representing clients in investigations conducted by the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, FINRA, the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, and U.S. Attorney’s Offices in multiple jurisdictions.  Adam has represented clients in connection with multiple insider trading investigations conducted by various federal authorities.

Adam is active in pro bono, including representation before the EOIR Immigration Court and Board of Immigration Appeals.  Adam received the 2018 Pro Bono Publico Award for outstanding service to The Legal Aid Society and its clients.

Adam writes regularly on developments in federal securities litigation and class actions, and he has co-authored articles on M&A litigation and pre-suit demands for Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law The Journal.   Adam also has published articles in the Stanford Law and Policy Review and Indiana Law Journal Supplement.

Prior to joining Cadwalader, Adam was an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in that firm’s litigation department.  Adam received a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Stanford University and his J.D. from Stanford Law School, where he was Notes Editor of the Stanford Law Review.  

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