Adam Prom represents individuals, small and large businesses, and public entities injured by unscrupulous business practices.
Adam Prom is an experienced litigator who represents clients in federal and state litigations and arbitrations across the United States. He has litigated a wide variety of class action and other complex litigation cases, including product liability, consumer protection, privacy, False Claims Act qui tam, Employee Retirement Income Security Act, securities, and other statutory claims.
He has represented individuals, small and large businesses, and public entities that have been harmed by others’ unscrupulous business practices, routinely taking cases from inception through trial and settlement. Beyond his class action work and trial experience, Adam has successfully recovered settlements for individual consumers in arbitration, and he led and won a multi-day arbitration on behalf of a Chicago business against a multi-billion dollar group of trusts.
Adam has demonstrated a commitment to serving underrepresented communities, having volunteered with the Chicago Bar Association’s Judicial Evaluation Committee and also as a mentor for high school students at the Legal Prep Charter Academy, an open-enrollment public high school in Chicago. Adam has also worked with Justice Defenders, a registered UK charity and U.S. nonprofit, working to provide legal education, training, and practice to African prisoners denied due process.
- Represented plaintiffs in class action litigation concerning alleged defective truck engines, which resulted in a $135 million settlement. In re: Navistar MaxxForce Engines Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation (N.D. Ill.)
- Represented relators in qui tam case over alleged defective athletic fields sold and installed in Illinois. State of Illinois ex rel. Kenny Gilman, et al. v. FieldTurf USA, Inc., et al. (Cir. Ct. Cook County)
- Representing states, such as Michigan, as a Special Assistant Attorney General, in cases regarding alleged environmental contamination from PFAS “forever chemicals.” E.g. Nessel, et al. v. 3M Co., et al., (D. S.C.)
- Representing plaintiffs in class action litigation over alleged false labelling and marketing of certain dairy products produced using milk from cows that were allegedly not treated humanely (proposed $21 million settlement plus injunctive relief). In re: fairlife Milk Products Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation, (N.D. Ill.)
- Representing plaintiffs in class action litigation over alleged data privacy violations through the Chrome browser. Calhoun et al. v. Google LLC (N.D. Cal.)
- Representing plaintiffs in class action litigation against a major automobile manufacturer over alleged defect in braking system. In re: Nissan North America, Inc. Litigation (M.D. Tenn.)
- Representing plaintiffs in class action litigation over alleged tracking on Facebook partner websites after users had logged out (proposed $90 million settlement plus injunctive relief). In re: Facebook Internet Tracking Litigation (N.D. Cal.)
Illinois Rising Star, Super Lawyers (listed annually since 2019)
National Order of the Barristers, The University of Texas School of Law
Pro Bono Superstar: Beacon Distinction, The University of Texas School of Law
Judge Quentin Keith Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Law for Excellence in Advocacy, The University of Texas School of Law
Burke Scholar, Marquette University
- “Murky Waters”, TRIAL (May 2020)
- “A Broken Net: When Consumer Goods Get Hacked”, TRIAL (December 2018)
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
- Public Justice Foundation
- American Bar Association
- Illinois State Bar Association
- Chicago Bar Association
- American Association for Justice