Adrian represents individuals and businesses in complex civil disputes and employment matters across a range of industries, including auto dealerships, broker dealers, construction, finance, oil and gas, software, startups, and marijuana dispensaries and grow operations. He appreciates the challenges of commercial litigation, especially those related to employment law.
A former in-house attorney, Adrian helps clients develop cost-effective solutions that acknowledge and incorporate their businesses’ goals, timelines, and budgets into each stage of a litigation. He is a trusted resource for companies navigating the legal issues that arise in the workplace, and his clients rely on him to provide unique insights regarding lender relationships, sensitive employment issues, public scrutiny, sensitivity to legal fees, and alternative fee arrangements. Clients also turn to Adrian to provide counsel on restrictive covenants, non-compete agreements, severance agreements, employee handbooks and manuals, workplace investigations, and independent contractor status.
Always cool under pressure, Adrian serves as a volunteer firefighter in his spare time and is a recreational athlete who competes in endurance and mountain bike races. His level-headed approach to litigation has helped clients resolve intense disputes related to broker-dealer law, regulated utilities, securities and banking, real estate, mortgage and title, labor and employment, bankruptcy, and insurance. He also regularly counsels clients regarding violations of federal security statutes, labor and employment issues, breach of contract, fraud, antitrust violations, violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and violations of state and federal RICO statutes.