Justin Adams

Justin Adams

Associate, Trauger & Tuke

Justin AdamsJustin Adams joined Trauger & Tuke in 2002.  He practices civil litigation and appeals, with an emphasis on business litigation, and advises individuals and businesses on business-related legal issues. He is a member of the Tennessee and Nashville Bar Associations and the Federalist Society.  He is admitted to practice in Tennessee and before the United States District Courts for the Middle and Eastern Districts of Tennessee and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Mr. Adams earned his law degree in 2001 from Vanderbilt University, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif.  He earned his B.A. in English, summa cum laude, in 1998 from the University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Chief Editor of the Sewanee Legacy.

After law school, Mr. Adams worked in Fairbanks, Alaska as law clerk to the Honorable Andrew J. Kleinfeld, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Mr. Adams was an associate member of the Harry Phillips American Inn of Court from 2006 to 2008. In 2008, he was selected by the American Inns of Court as a Pegasus Scholar, an exchange program that sends two American Inns of Court members to London for six weeks to learn about the English legal system.


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