Saul Ewing Further Strengthens Washington, D.C. and Maryland Litigation and Public Law Practices with the Addition of Earl Adams, Jr.
Saul Ewing LLP, a full-service law firm with more than 270 lawyers in 11 East Coast offices, today announced that Earl Adams, Jr. has joined the firm as a partner in the Litigation and Public Law practices. He will be resident in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, with a secondary office in Baltimore, Md.
Mr. Adams provides regulatory and legislative counsel and advice to corporate, education and non-profit clients. He helps clients navigate complex government regulatory and administrative legal issues and regularly represents them before the legislative and executive branches of local, state and federal government. Capitalizing on nearly 15 years of experience in both the private sector and government, Mr. Adams helps clients in four distinct areas: regulatory approvals; enforcement actions; as compliance counsel; and in advocacy before both the executive and legislative branches. A registered lobbyist, Mr. Adams will be further developing the firm’s public law practice.
Prior to joining Saul Ewing, Mr. Adams was an attorney with a global law firm and served for five years as Chief of Staff to Maryland’s Lieutenant Governor. In that role, he led a team of professionals in advancing administration priorities with the Maryland General Assembly, local governments and federal agencies.
“Earl is extremely well-regarded in the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore legal markets,” said Ted Baines, Chair of Saul Ewing’s Litigation Practice. “His extensive experience with government agencies, as well as the federal and state courts, will enhance the services we offer to clients. We are fortunate to have him on board.”
Mr. Adams serves as a Director on the Boards of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, SEED School of Maryland and the Prince George’s County Parks Foundation, and he is a member of the President’s Advisory Council of the Greater Baltimore Committee. Mr. Adams is also the President-Elect of the Boston College Law School Alumni Assembly. His professional honors and recognitions include: Baltimore Business Journal’s 40 Under 40; Maryland Daily Record’s Very Important Professionals; and membership in both the LEADERship Class of Greater Washington and Leadership Greater Washington.
Mr. Adams earned his law degree from Boston College Law School, his MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School and his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Morehouse College.