Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC
Adam Derman is a skilled litigator who routinely serves as lead counsel in trials, injunction proceedings, arbitrations and appeals. A trusted advisor, Adam also provides strategic counsel to his clients in order to efficiently resolve complex, and often sensitive, business disputes.
Commercial Litigation Practice
Adam’s litigation practice focuses on contract and commercial disputes; trade secret and restrictive covenant litigation; enforcing and protecting shareholder rights; real estate and estate-related litigation; and professional liability defense. He has been appointed by state and federal court judges to the positions of Provisional Director, Discovery Master, Receiver and Guardian.
Adam works closely with general counsel and business executives, advising on a broad range of issues, including corporate governance, employee rights and restrictions and contract issues. For those companies without an in-house legal advisor, he acts as outside general counsel.
Prior to joining CSG, Adam served as a litigator in the Washington, D.C. office of Baker & Hostetler.
Adam received his J.D., with honors, from The George Washington University Law School, where he served as the Notes Editor for the George Washington Law Review.