LITIGATION DEPARTMENT OF THE YEAR - Mid-Size Firm  ALM's Daily Report   2017 - 2016 - 2014
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Adam J. Sinton


Adam Sinton's practice focuses on complex civil litigation stemming from catastrophic accidents, toxic torts and product liability. These cases often involve multiple defendants and dozens of plaintiffs. Adam has had direct involvement in the defense of suits relating to industrial explosions, toxic exposures and catastrophic product failures.

Adam gravitates towards complicated scientific and medical issues. He works closely with expert witnesses to understand and unmask intricacies, with the ultimate goal of translating abstruse issues into relatable and understandable concepts for a judge and jury.

He also has experience dealing with complicated commercial disputes, involving a variety of claims and multiple parties. Adam is licensed in Georgia, Colorado and Nevada and has represented clients pro hac vice in a number of other jurisdictions.


University of Colorado - Boulder, B.A., magna cum laude, 2008

Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2012

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia

Representative Experience

Currently defending industrial product manufacturer in multiple suits involving catastrophic injuries and wrongful death claims.

Defending several clients against suits related to carbon monoxide exposures at hotels, high-rise apartment buildings, and other commercial properties.

Successfully defended municipality against dozens of claims stemming from toxic exposure from drinking water.

Member of team that persuaded a federal district court to adopt the more defendant-friendly standard of the Restatement of Torts (Third) on their way to a defense verdict in a product liability suit.

Obtained summary judgment on substantive claims for and against surgeon in complex commercial dispute.

Assisting in defense of a catastrophic industrial accident that began with more than 60 plaintiffs.

Professional & Community Activities

Georgia Bar Association

Atlanta Bar Association

Colorado Bar Association