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Nadia Adam

Associate

Nadia Adam focuses her practice on medical malpractice liability defense. Her wide-ranging experience includes serving as a plaintiff’s personal injury attorney at a medical malpractice law firm, working as a clinical researcher in nuclear medicine and dermatology, as well as earning a Master’s in Public Health.

As a plaintiff’s attorneys, she honed her skills writing briefs, drafting pleadings, taking and defending depositions and managing written and oral discovery.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Adam was a clinical researcher at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in the nuclear medicine department where she participated in research related to radioisotopes and the prevention of certain cancers. She also worked at the Center for Skin Research in Houston where she was part of dermatological clinical trials and assisted in litigation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

She served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Brian C. Wimes and the Honorable Robert E. Larsen, both in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri. While in law school she worked in Missouri’s Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office and at a class-action-focused products liability law firm.

Ms. Adam earned her J.D. at the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law where she served as an editor on both the UMKC Law Review and The Urban Lawyer. During law school, she received the Association for Women Lawyers 2014 scholarship, was named the 2014 top oralist in the state of Missouri and served as a member of the Moot Court Board.

She holds a Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in Public Policy, Health Promotion and Community Development from St. George’s University where she also completed one year of medical school. 

Education
J.D., University of Missouri Kansas City, 2015
B.S. in Biology, University of Texas, 2007
M.P.H., St. George’s University, magna cum laude, 2010
Admissions
Illinois, 2017
Publications
“Patel v. City of Los Angeles,” 45 The Urban Lawyer 506 (Spring 2013)
Education
J.D., University of Missouri Kansas City, 2015
B.S. in Biology, University of Texas, 2007
M.P.H., St. George’s University, magna cum laude, 2010
Admissions
Illinois, 2017