Adam Gershenson


Where others might see only problems, I find solutions.

+1 617 937 2379

Adam Gershenson focuses his practice on intellectual property disputes and complex civil litigations. He has successfully represented clients in trials and appeals on bet-the-company matters involving unfair competition, false advertising, patents, trademarks and trade secrets. He also secured significant victories in cases concerning breaches of contract, employment disputes, Constitutional rights and class actions.

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  • Harvard Law School
    JD, cum laude, 2007

  • Boston University
    MA, Fiction Writing, Honors Thesis

  • Columbia University
    BA, Literature Writing
    magna cum laude, 1994

Admissions & Credentials


New York


  • Twitter Inc. v. Ahmed – Won dismissal of trademark infringement suit
  • General Electric v. Wilkins – Secured a trial victory for a leading wind turbine manufacturer in a patent inventorship dispute
  • MAPCS vs. Massachusetts Attorney General – Won summary judgement that imposed regulations were unconstitutional an invalid under the First Amendment
  • Boumediene v. Bush –  Established victory at trial and at the Supreme Court to free from Guantanamo Bay prison five wrongly-accused men
  • Special Assistant District Attorney – Successfully first-chaired multiple trials and argued dozens of successful motions.


+1 617 937 2379 office

500 Boylston Street
14th Floor
Boston, MA 02116-3736