Adam is a civil litigator, trusted by clients to resolve issues involving:
- Construction: contracts, defects, and payment disputes;
- Business and commercial disputes;
- Breach of contract;
- Municipal defense;
- Employment matters: wage and hour, wrongful termination, employer defense.
Adam regularly litigates in federal district court, the North Carolina Business Court, and North Carolina trial courts across the state. Adam takes a client-focused approach to assisting North Carolina businesses in resolving complex disputes in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Adam regularly handles contract and payment disputes, unfair competition claims, construction defect and warranty claims, insurance coverage and bonding disputes, as well as a range of other commercial litigation. Adam is versed in advising construction business owners in contracting and risk-management and defending business owners from employment claims such as wrongful termination, discrimination, and wage and hour claims.
Before joining Envisage, Adam was a partner and co-founder of Felton Banks, PLLC, a Raleigh-based law firm, where he focused on civil and construction litigation. Adam and his partner wound down Felton Banks to join the Michael Best law firm in 2019.
For the past decade, Adam has been a member of the North Carolina National Guard. Adam is a JAG Officer currently assigned to Headquarters Division, Joint Force Headquarters. Adam deployed with the 449th Combat Aviation Brigade in 2017, spending time in Iraq and Kuwait while serving as the brigade trial counsel.
Adam earned his undergraduate degree in Public Policy from Duke University, where he was also a four-year letterman on the football team. Adam received his law degree from Campbell University. Adam lives in Cary with his wife and three children.