Heather Adams

Heather Adams is counsel in the firm's Litigation & Trial Practice Group. Heather is experienced in financial services, wage & hour, products liability, trademark infringement, antitrust, corporate governance and securities litigation. She specializes in handling the defense of class actions in the areas of antitrust, mass torts, employment, financial services, ERISA and securities fraud. Her clients operate in a wide range of industries, including pharmaceutical, health care, information technology, manufacturing and software.

Prior to joining Alston & Bird, she was a partner at one of the largest law firms in Raleigh, N.C. From 2004-2005, she served as general counsel of Sageworks, Inc., a software company headquartered in Cary, North Carolina.

Ms. Adams has been recognized as a Top Lawyer by Triangle Business Leader and a Rising Star by Benchmark Litigation and NC Super Lawyers.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) Class Action, 3) Commercial and 4) Financial Services Litigation
Law School Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1998
Education Duke University, B.A., 1995
Bar Member / Association North Carolina State Bar Association
Most recent firm Alston & Bird LLP
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