Adam Reich is a senior associate in the Litigation practice of Paul Hastings. He is a member of the Complex Litigation and Trial Practice group and the Privacy and Cybersecurity group. Adam began his career in Paul Hastings’ Los Angeles office, and he is now principally based in the Firm’s Chicago office.
Complex Litigation and Trial Practice: Adam has vast experience representing clients across a wide swath of industries in matters involving business litigation, trial, and arbitration. He regularly litigates complex commercial disputes, on behalf of defendants and plaintiffs, including cases involving alleged business torts, breaches of contract, product liability, false advertising, and trade secret misappropriation. Adam’s litigation experience also includes disputes under federal antitrust laws, civil RICO, federal and state environmental laws, federal and state franchise laws, and various consumer protection statutes. Additionally, Adam advises clients regarding compliance matters, contract drafting and interpretation, subpoena response and strategy, and internal investigations.
Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice: As a member of the Firm’s Privacy and Cybersecurity group, Adam represents clients in a variety of commercial and consumer disputes relating to privacy laws, including litigation under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act. Adam has provided strategic counsel to clients regarding data breaches and related contractual obligations, as well as best practices for mitigating cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Adam also frequently authors publications relating to privacy and cybersecurity issues.
Adam is admitted to the State Bars of California, Illinois, New York, and the District of Columbia. He is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Court, the United States District Courts for the Central, Southern, and Northern Districts of California, and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Adam is a proud alumnus of Washington University in St. Louis (B.A., magna cum laude—double major in Environmental Studies and American Culture Studies, minor in Biology) and the University of Southern California’s Gould School of Law (J.D.).
Enforcement of Judgments: A Primer on Best Practices and Guidance for Identification and Recovery of Assets
November 17, 2016
Seventh Circuit Lowers the Federal Standing Threshold for Illinois Biometric Privacy Act Claimants
May 08, 2020
Relaxation of HIPAA Restrictions in the COVID-19 Era
April 10, 2020
Rosenbach v. Six Flags Entertainment Corporation:The Illinois Supreme Court Clarifies BIPA’s “Aggrieved” Pleading Requirement
February 06, 2019
The SEC’s Relentless Focus on Cybersecurity: After WannaCry, Head of Enforcement Says Cybersecurity Is the Greatest Threat to the Industry
July 17, 2017
컴퓨터 네트워크 및 브랜드 보호: 랜섬웨어 공격에 대한 예방 및 대응책
May 19, 2017
Protecting Your Networks, and Your Brand: How to Avoid and Respond to Ransomware Attacks
May 19, 2017
E-Discovery in Government Investigations: An Introduction
March 13, 2015
Investigations by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
March 12, 2015
Deposing Nonparties in States Other Than Where Your Case is Pending
November 17, 2014
POM Wonderful LLC v. Coca Cola Company: Have the Tides Turned in the Legal Food Fight?
July 01, 2014
New Laws Forcing Companies to Phase Out Microbeads
June 10, 2014
New FDA Labeling Rule Poses Litigation Risk to Late Actors
April 30, 2014
#Ethics #Good Idea? NYSBA Issues Social-Media Ethics Guidelines
April 16, 2014
No Damages or Injury, No Predominance and No Class
August 21, 2013
Consumer Class Action Update: No Damages or Injury, No Predominance and No Class
August 20, 2013
The FAA after American Express Co. v. Italian Colors Restaurant
February 21, 2013
Emerging Legal Guidelines on Discoverability of Social Media in Federal Courts
January 22, 2013
American Bar Association: Consumer Litigation Poised to Increase in California if Proposition 37 Is Passed
October 26, 2012
The Safe Cosmetics Act of 2011 (H.R. 2359): Implications for the Cosmetics Industry
May 18, 2012