After graduating law and economics (accounting) at Monash University, Adam moved to the United States, and has been a California lawyer since 1997 specialising in business matters in the media, entertainment and technology sectors.

Adam’s areas of expertise include entertainment, government relations, media, start-ups, tech, and Australia to US expansion.
His practice focuses on:
  • Corporate: Business and corporate structure and formation
  • Private Equity: Raising funds via debt or capital investments
  • Transactional: Structuring deals and negotiating contracts both private and government
  • Endorsement: Including brand partnership and sponsorship agreements
  • Intellectual Property: Protection and transfer of copyright and trademarks
  • Employment: HR legal support, employment terms and compliance


Adam’s recent experience includes:
  • business transactions, including equity investments, endorsements and partnerships;
  • assisting multiple Australian companies in their expansion to the US, advising on corporate, employment and transactional matters;
  • intellectual property agreements, including licenses, transfers and trade mark registrations;
  • transactions with major studios, including Netflix, NBC Universal, Warner Bros, Paramount, Sony, Blizzard and Amazon;
  • a US$ 50 million contract with the government of Mexico and subsequent project leadership of the nation’s bicentennial celebrations; and
  • project leader of the City of Los Angeles public contracting process for Nederlander Concerts in partnership with AEG Live for LA’s Greek Theatre.

Pro Bono & Community Work

Founder and Executive Director of the Pitchhiker Foundation, a California 501c3 arts non profit, dedicated to boosting global music careers. (, with projects including the Australian Music Alliance cross Pacific initiative.

Board Positions

  • Pitchhiker Foundation, Inc.


  • Bachelor of Law, Monash University + University of Illinois (exchange)
  • Bachelor of Economics, Monash University

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practise

  • California

Language Skills

  • Basic Spanish

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