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Adam W. Braveman

Senior Associate
  • Rochester
  • 585.231.1349
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Adam represents companies and individuals in complex commercial and civil disputes at all stages of litigation and in regulatory enforcement and white-collar government investigations.

His broad-based litigation experience includes handling cases on behalf of both domestic and international clients in a wide array of business disputes, including breach of contract, unfair business practices, misappropriation of trade secrets, and judgment enforcement actions. Adam has also represented clients in connection with SEC, DOJ, and state attorney general investigations, and has counseled real estate developers on pre-litigation disputes.

Prior to joining Harter Secrest & Emery, Adam worked for seven years as a litigation associate in the New York City office of Paul Hastings LLP.

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Winner of the 2016 Paul Hastings LLP firm-wide Strategic Initiative Award for commitment to and excellence in pro bono work for partnership with two New York City public schools -- Brooklyn Secondary School for Law and Harvey Milk.
  • George Washington University Law School
    • Van Vleck Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition Winner
    • Thurgood Marshall Scholar
    • Member, Federal Circuit Bar Journal
    • Member, Moot Court and Mock Trial Boards
    • Dean’s Fellow to teach legal research and writing to first year students
  • University of Rochester
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • 3rd Team ESPN Baseball Academic All-American Men’s Varsity Baseball Team Captain

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

 Business and IP Litigation

  • Quintel Technology Ltd. v. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (E.D. Tex. 2018) -- Represented a telecommunications technology plaintiff in a case alleging misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of a non-disclosure agreement, fraud, and joint inventorship of a patent, including secondchairing federal court jury trial. Case settled after completion of the first week of trial.
  • Pfizer, Inc. v. Amgen Fremont, Inc., et al. (Del. Ch. 2015) -- Represented Amgen and its subsidiary Amgen Fremont in breach of contract and tortious interference with contract litigation against Pfizer in Delaware Chancery Court concerning a multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical product.*
  • Deutsche SiSi-Werke Betriebs GmbH v. Faribault Foods, Inc. (S.D.N.Y. 2015) -- Represented a food and beverage company in trademark infringement, unfair competition, and unfair business practices dispute regarding the manufacture and sale of a pouch used for flavored juice beverages (specifically, Capri Sun beverages).*
  • E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. v. Kolon Indus., Inc. (S.D.N.Y. 2013) -- Represented Korean manufacturing conglomerate in a $920 million judgement enforcement action stemming from an antitrust and trade secret dispute.*
  • E.J. Brooks Co. v. Cambridge Security Seals (S.D.N.Y. 2012) -- Represented plaintiff E.J. Brooks Company (d/b/a TydenBrooks) in trade secret and unfair competition case against a competitor relating to a certain manufacturing process.*
  • Represented 30(b)(6) and expert trial witness in connection with multiple litigations arising out of the Deepwater Horizon incident.*

Regulatory Enforcement, White Collar, and Internal Investigations

  • Represented premier real estate investment firm in an SEC investigation.*
  • Represented former bank CFO indicted on Securities Fraud, Conspiracy, False Statements, and Books and Records charges, as well as in a related securities litigation.*
  • Represented a commodity industry leader in internal investigation into employees suspected of fraud in India.*

* Worked on these matters prior to joining HSE.

 

PUBLICATIONS

  • Author, “Motorola, the Separate Entity Rule, and Koehler,” New York Law Journal, November 26, 2014
  • Author, “Separate Entity Rule on Bank Branches and Judgment Debtors,” New York Law Journal, March 10, 2014
  • Author, “Eroding Theory of General Personal Jurisdiction: Effect of Bauman,” New York Law Journal, February 3, 2014
  • Content Editor, “News and Developments,” ABA Pre-Trial Practice & Discovery Section website

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

CLERKSHIP

  • Intern, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Fraud and Public Corruption Department, Washington, D.C.

EDUCATION

  • George Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors
  • University of Rochester, B.A., magna cum laude
HSE Law
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Adam W. Braveman
Senior Associate
abraveman@hselaw.com
tel: 585.231.1349
fax: 585.232.2152

Adam represents companies and individuals in complex commercial and civil disputes at all stages of litigation and in regulatory enforcement and white-collar government investigations.

His broad-based litigation experience includes handling cases on behalf of both domestic and international clients in a wide array of business disputes, including breach of contract, unfair business practices, misappropriation of trade secrets, and judgment enforcement actions. Adam has also represented clients in connection with SEC, DOJ, and state attorney general investigations, and has counseled real estate developers on pre-litigation disputes.

Prior to joining Harter Secrest & Emery, Adam worked for seven years as a litigation associate in the New York City office of Paul Hastings LLP.

Representative Experience

 Business and IP Litigation

  • Quintel Technology Ltd. v. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (E.D. Tex. 2018) -- Represented a telecommunications technology plaintiff in a case alleging misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of a non-disclosure agreement, fraud, and joint inventorship of a patent, including secondchairing federal court jury trial. Case settled after completion of the first week of trial.
  • Pfizer, Inc. v. Amgen Fremont, Inc., et al. (Del. Ch. 2015) -- Represented Amgen and its subsidiary Amgen Fremont in breach of contract and tortious interference with contract litigation against Pfizer in Delaware Chancery Court concerning a multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical product.*
  • Deutsche SiSi-Werke Betriebs GmbH v. Faribault Foods, Inc. (S.D.N.Y. 2015) -- Represented a food and beverage company in trademark infringement, unfair competition, and unfair business practices dispute regarding the manufacture and sale of a pouch used for flavored juice beverages (specifically, Capri Sun beverages).*
  • E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. v. Kolon Indus., Inc. (S.D.N.Y. 2013) -- Represented Korean manufacturing conglomerate in a $920 million judgement enforcement action stemming from an antitrust and trade secret dispute.*
  • E.J. Brooks Co. v. Cambridge Security Seals (S.D.N.Y. 2012) -- Represented plaintiff E.J. Brooks Company (d/b/a TydenBrooks) in trade secret and unfair competition case against a competitor relating to a certain manufacturing process.*
  • Represented 30(b)(6) and expert trial witness in connection with multiple litigations arising out of the Deepwater Horizon incident.*

Regulatory Enforcement, White Collar, and Internal Investigations

  • Represented premier real estate investment firm in an SEC investigation.*
  • Represented former bank CFO indicted on Securities Fraud, Conspiracy, False Statements, and Books and Records charges, as well as in a related securities litigation.*
  • Represented a commodity industry leader in internal investigation into employees suspected of fraud in India.*

* Worked on these matters prior to joining HSE.

 

Honors & Awards

  • Winner of the 2016 Paul Hastings LLP firm-wide Strategic Initiative Award for commitment to and excellence in pro bono work for partnership with two New York City public schools -- Brooklyn Secondary School for Law and Harvey Milk.
  • George Washington University Law School
    • Van Vleck Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition Winner
    • Thurgood Marshall Scholar
    • Member, Federal Circuit Bar Journal
    • Member, Moot Court and Mock Trial Boards
    • Dean’s Fellow to teach legal research and writing to first year students
  • University of Rochester
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • 3rd Team ESPN Baseball Academic All-American Men’s Varsity Baseball Team Captain

Publications

  • Author, “Motorola, the Separate Entity Rule, and Koehler,” New York Law Journal, November 26, 2014
  • Author, “Separate Entity Rule on Bank Branches and Judgment Debtors,” New York Law Journal, March 10, 2014
  • Author, “Eroding Theory of General Personal Jurisdiction: Effect of Bauman,” New York Law Journal, February 3, 2014
  • Content Editor, “News and Developments,” ABA Pre-Trial Practice & Discovery Section website

Admissions

  • New York

Clerkship

  • Intern, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Fraud and Public Corruption Department, Washington, D.C.

Education

  • George Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors
  • University of Rochester, B.A., magna cum laude

Disclaimer

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