An accomplished litigator with deep experience in commercial litigation, Adam Paine represents clients in a broad range of complex commercial matters.

Adam assists clients—in industries such as health care and life sciences, investment management, real estate development, private equity, telecommunications, and construction—in litigation in federal and state court, as well as in arbitrations and mediations. Clients rely on Adam to handle matters involving breach of contract, business torts, fraud, insurance, restrictive covenants and trade secrets, restructuring and insolvency, and unfair competition. He skillfully guides clients through all phases of commercial disputes, including requests for preliminary relief, pleadings, discovery, dispositive motion practice, settlement negotiation, insurance coverage, trial, and appeals.

Prior to joining Epstein Becker Green, Adam was a litigation attorney at an international law firm, where he focused primarily on commercial litigation matters. While in law school, he served as an intern in the City Solicitor's Office of Revere, Massachusetts.

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  • Obtained a jury verdict in favor of a technology company against company’s former president for claims of breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, and trade secret misappropriation.
  • Secured a reversal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit of the district court's dismissal of a medical device company's claims for product disparagement and tortious interference.
  • Assisted with successfully defending a public broadcasting station through an evidentiary hearing and appeal against a multi-count complaint alleging tens of millions of dollars in damages.
  • Contributed as a member of a white-collar criminal defense team defending against prosecution in a foreign jurisdiction involving analysis of documentary and testimonial evidence, and advising the client regarding international travel and extradition risks.
  • Represented a non-profit religious organization in Massachusetts state court in a dispute with a financial institution.



  • Boston College Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2016)
    • Note Editor, Boston College Journal of Law and Social Justice
  • University of Rochester (B.A., cum laude, 2011)

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