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William E. Adams, Of Counsel

310.255.6132 |   310.255.6232 |
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William E. Adams HeadshotWilliam (Bill) Adams is a highly experienced litigation attorney representing individuals, small to mid-sized businesses, lenders and municipalities in business and real estate disputes.

Trial Lawyer with Experience Spanning Decades

Mr. Adams has over 30 years of experience practicing law. He has worked with both plaintiffs and defendants through verdicts and appeals in dozens of jury trials and court trials in both state and federal courts, as well as numerous binding arbitrations. He has represented clients in numerous matters resolved either at or before trial.

Mr. Adams has trial experience in many areas of real estate and business, including partnership and corporation dissolutions, commercial torts, theft of trade secrets claims, federal government contracting disputes and breach of fiduciary duty cases. He has also successfully managed trials involving breach of contract actions, commercial leasing disputes, construction licensing matters, and nuisance and trespass.

His business law acumen adds a deeper level of experience pertaining to commercial real estate, business and government and private sector contracts, as well as commercial loan and personal guarantee disputes and franchise disputes. He also covers direct, and inverse condemnation actions, insurance coverage disputes, tort claims act matters, and fraud and concealment claims.


Mr. Adams has been recognized as a Northern California Super Lawyer. He was also Judge Pro Tem for Santa Clara County and a Judicial Arbitrator for Alameda County.

Attorney Education


J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law

B.A., University of California, Berkeley

Attorney Admited to Practice


Professional & Community Involvement

Alameda County Bar Association | Board of Directors | 2005-2010

Earl Warren Inns of Court | 2002-2012