Adam Polk

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Adam Polk is a partner at Girard Gibbs LLP. Adam devotes his practice to representing plaintiffs in complex securities, antitrust, and consumer class actions. Mr. Polk takes a client-focused approach to each matter he is involved with. His experience covers all aspects of civil litigation, from initial case investigation and complaint preparation through settlement or trial. He currently serves on the co-lead counsel team in In re Nexus 6P Products Liability Litigation, pending in the Northern District of California. Adam has taken a substantive role in several recent matters that have resolved favorably for his clients, including  Booth v. Strategic Retail Trust, Inc., et al. ($5 million settlement); In re Sears Holdings Corporation Stockholder and Derivative Litigation ($40 million settlement); and Daccache v. Raymond James Financial, Inc. et al. ($150 million partial settlement).

Prior to joining Girard Gibbs, Mr. Polk externed for Northern District of California Judges Sandra Brown Armstrong and Claudia Wilken and worked as an associate with a mid-sized regional firm where he represented both plaintiffs and defendants.

Adam is an active member of the American Bar Association’s Class Action and Derivative Suits subcommittee, where he is a frequent contributor of written content regarding emerging issues in class action litigation. Mr. Polk has been selected by his peers as a Northern California Super Lawyer, Rising Star, every year since 2013.

Adam Polk is a 2010 graduate of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.

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Rising Star, Northern California Super Lawyers, 2013-2017

  • J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
  • Class Action and Derivative Suits subcommittee, American Bar Association
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