Adam Gershenson

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Adam Gershenson is an amazing attorney. Able to quickly problem solve beyond legal solutions and understands a client’s business.

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Adam is a very sophisticated litigator. He takes an extra effort to paint a clear picture for clients and provides very succinct legal advice.

Chambers USA

He is a fantastic lawyer who understands the big picture and uses his superior writing and communication skills to achieve results.

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Representing CharityWatch in Supreme Court Dispute

Representing CharityWatch in the Supreme Court case, In Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Rodriquez, to preserve regulations that compel the disclosure of information from major donors to public charities and to help donors make informed decisions.

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Adam Gershenson
Partner, Boston

Representing United States House of Representatives in Dispute over Election-Year Postal Delays

Representing United States House of Representatives in federal cases across the country seeking to enjoin rollbacks of service at the United States Postal Service prior to the 2020 presidential election. 

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Adam Gershenson
Partner, Boston

Cooley Pens Supreme Court Amicus Brief Supporting ACA

May 18, 2020

On behalf of 47 US Senators, Cooley lawyers Adam Gershenson, Elizabeth Prelogar, Samantha Kirby and Natalie Vernon filed an amicus brief urging the US Supreme Court to uphold the Affordable Care Act.

Read the full press release and amicus brief


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Adam Gershenson
Partner, Boston
Samantha Kirby
Associate, Palo Alto
Natalie D. Vernon
Associate, Colorado

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Major Habeas Victory Based on Confrontation Clause

Won Sixth Circuit habeas challenge establishing not only “the right to cross-examine” a witness, but also “the right to share with the jury the information the cross-examination reveals.”  The team secured the victory for a defendant who had been imprisoned for 25 years, and earned recognition for its efforts in the AmLaw column Litigators of the Week.

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Adam Gershenson
Partner, Boston

Representing Uber in Appellate Defense of Trial Victory

Representing Uber in First Circuit appeal of trial victory in case brought by 34 taxi medallion-owning corporations that alleged unfair competition and conspiracy and sought over $400M in damages.

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Adam Gershenson
Partner, Boston
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Rankings & accolades

Chambers USA: Litigation: General Commercial – Massachusetts (2023)

Legal 500: Trade Secrets (Litigation and Non-contentious Matters)

Memberships & affiliations

American Bar Association Joint Task Force on Model Trade Secret Practice Cochair

American Bar Association Trade Secrets and Interferences with Contracts Committee Voting Member

Sedona Conference Trade Secrets Working Group

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Intellectual Property Owners Association

Boston Bar Association