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Jordan W. Adam

Jordan W. Adam

Associate
Location:
Omaha, Nebraska
Phone:
402-978-5239 (Direct Dial)
402-341-6000
800-544-6041 (Toll Free)
Fax:
402-341-8290
E-mail:

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense & Self-Insured Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Appellate Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Nebraska, 2007

Education

  • University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska
    • J.D. - 2007
  • Wake Forest University
    • B.A. (Magna Cum Laude) - 2004

Published Works

  • Supreme Court Finds No Preemption for Prescription Drug Claim, Author, 2009
  • Polarizing the Case": A Plaintiff's Guide to Solving the Malingerer Problem, Author, 2009
  • The Defendant is Either Bankrupt or Dead , Author, 2009

Classes/Seminars

  • Presenter, Social Networking Discovery 2.0: The Limits of Deception , Nebraska Defense Counsel Association Annual Meeting, Spring 2010
  • Panel speaker, The Next Generation of Ethical Issues: Things You Didn't Have to Think About Ten Years Ago , Nebraska State Bar Association Annual Meeting, Fall 2009
  • Presenter, MySpace, Twitter and Facebook: Using New Social Networking Technologies in Discovery and Case Development , Nebraska Defense Counsel Association Annual Meeting, Spring 2009
  • Author and presenter, The Defendant Is Either Bankrupt or Dead - What Do I Do? , Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys Seminar, Winter 2009
  • Author, Wyeth v. Levine: Supreme Court Finds No Preemption for Prescription Drug Claim , Nebraska Defense Counsel Association Annual Meeting, Spring 2009
  • Author, "Polarizing the Case": A Plaintiff's Guide to Solving the Malingerer Problem , Nebraska Defense Counsel Association Annual Meeting, Spring 2009

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to Super Lawyers' Rising Stars (Civil Litigation), 2013 - 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Nebraska State Bar Association, 2007
  • Hall County Bar Association, 2007
  • American Bar Association, 2007
  • Omaha Bar Association, 2011
  • Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys, Member
  • Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, Member
  • Nebraska Defense Counsel Association, Board of Directors , 2009 - Present
  • Nebraska Defense Counsel Association, Newsletter Editor , 2010 - Present
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Member and volunteer for The Nebraska State Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project

Pro Bono Activities

  • Rebuilding Together Omaha - Board of Directors, 2011 - Present
  • Grand Island Area Habitat for Humanity - Board of Directors, 2009 - 2010
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grand Island - Volunteer

Jordan Adam

Position: Partner

Email
402-978-5239

Practice Areas

Admitted

2007

  • Nebraska

Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., 2007

COLLEGE: Wake Forest University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2004

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to Super Lawyers' Rising Stars (Civil Litigation), 2013-2016

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • Nebraska State Bar Association, 2007
  • Hall County Bar Association, 2007
  • American Bar Association, 2007
  • Omaha Bar Association, 2011
  • Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys - Member
  • Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association - Member
  • Nebraska Defense Counsel Association - Board of Directors (2009-present); Newsletter Editor (2010-present)
  • Defense Research Institute - Member
  • Nebraska State Bar Association - Member and volunteer for The Nebraska State Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project

Presentations and Publications

  • Presenter, Social Networking Discovery 2.0: The Limits of Deception (Nebraska Defense Counsel Association Annual Meeting, Spring 2010)
  • Panel speaker, The Next Generation of Ethical Issues: Things You Didn't Have to Think About Ten Years Ago (Nebraska State Bar Association Annual Meeting, Fall 2009)
  • Presenter, MySpace, Twitter and Facebook: Using New Social Networking Technologies in Discovery and Case Development (Nebraska Defense Counsel Association Annual Meeting, Spring 2009)
  • Author and presenter, The Defendant Is Either Bankrupt or Dead - What Do I Do? (Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys Seminar, Winter 2009)
  • Author, Wyeth v. Levine: Supreme Court Finds No Preemption for Prescription Drug Claim (Nebraska Defense Counsel Association Annual Meeting, Spring 2009)
  • Author, "Polarizing the Case": A Plaintiff's Guide to Solving the Malingerer Problem (Nebraska Defense Counsel Association Annual Meeting, Spring 2009)

Legal Experience

  • Fajardo v. Greeley, Hall County District Court, CI09-58.
    • Car-pedestrian accident.
    • Obtained jury verdict for Defendant after two-day trial in May 2010.
  • Lesiak v. Central Valley Ag Coop., Inc., Merrick County District Court, CI06-131.
    • Products liability / negligence action involving application of a herbicide.
    • Obtained directed verdict for Defendant on fourth day of trial in March 2010.
    • Argued appeal before Nebraska Supreme Court in November 2010.
  • Hoyt v. Jumps, Hitchcock County Court, CI08-1.
    • Car-cow accident.
    • Obtained jury verdict for Defendant-driver in August 2008.

Other

  • Rebuilding Together Omaha - Board of Directors (2011 - present)
  • Grand Island Area Habitat for Humanity - Board of Directors (2009-2010)
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grand Island - Volunteer

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