Adam J.Joines

Associate

Cleveland + 1.216.586.7076

Adam Joines is well-versed in civil litigation matters affecting commercial businesses in northern Ohio and beyond. He has experience in many aspects of the litigation process, including pleading, discovery, motion practice, and subpoena responses. Adam also assists clients in other adversarial proceedings, including commercial arbitrations, government subpoena responses, and internal investigations. He has experience in the financial field and has advised clients on trading laws and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and financial exchanges.

Adam gives back to the community through an active pro bono practice. In 2017 he successfully petitioned the United States government to grant asylum to a woman who fled political persecution in Venezuela, and in 2019 he obtained derivative asylum for her 10-year-old son. In law school Adam served as a provisional attorney in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois where he was lead counsel on several Section 1983 civil rights cases, including one trial taken to jury verdict.

Experience

  • Board of Trustees conducts internal investigation into allegations that football program covered up sexual assault incidentsJones Day was retained by the Board of Trustees of a national university to conduct an internal investigation into whether the university's Division 1 football program violated university policy and other laws by covering up incidents of sexual assault involving football players.
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