Adam returned to graduate school after a career as an attorney specializing in environmental, energy, and natural resources litigation. He came to Berkeley to focus on what the law can be, and should be. His research interests – ranging across the environmental, energy, and natural resources sectors – include public policy analysis and development, public administration and management, regulatory development, and politics.
Adam is a concurrent degree candidate with the Goldman School of Public Policy. In addition to his studies, he has worked at the California Public Utilities Commission, focusing on electric vehicle-grid integration, alternative fueled vehicles policy, and energy research program management. He received his B.A. from Arizona State University, and his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, where he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Columbia Journal of Environmental Law.