Of Counsel

Adam Savett



Education

Villanova University School of Law (J.D., 2000)

The American University (B.A., Broadcast Journalism, 1997)


Bar Admission

Pennsylvania (inactive)

New Jersey

District of Columbia

Virginia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the Sixth Circuit

U.S. District Courts, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, District of New Jersey, District of Columbia, District of Maryland, Northern District of Illinois, Northern District of Ohio, Southern District of Indiana,



Adam Savett joins Wolf Popper LLP with more than two decades of experience representing and advising some of the largest and most sophisticated institutional investors, government entities, individuals, and businesses in securities, antitrust, consumer protection, and other complex litigation.



Adam is a nationally recognized leader on complex litigation, class actions, and settlement claims filing. He is a frequent speaker, author, and commentator on class actions and securities litigation, and his comments have appeared in a wide variety of publications, such as The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CFO Magazine, and Pensions & Investments.

Adam was previously named one of the 100 Lawyers You Need to Know in Securities Litigation by Lawdragon Magazine and has been an invited speaker before numerous industry groups, including the Federal Judicial Center (FJC), National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems (NCPERS), Bank Depository Users Group (BDUG), National Council on Teacher Retirement (NCTR) Association of Global Custodians (AGC), and SIFMA’s Global Corporate Actions Forum.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Best Practices for Monitoring Your Securities Portfolio, Pennsylvania Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems (PAERS) Newsletter, Spring 2022
  • Checklist for Maximizing Securities Class Action Recoveries: Risk Management Questions to Minimize Liabilities and Optimize Your Institution’s Securities Litigation Policies and Procedures, Florida Public Pension Trustees Association (FPPTA), 2021
  • How to Resolve the Historical Data Conundrum and Recover More in Securities Litigation, Michigan Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems (MAPERS), 2021
  • Board Diversity: The Time for Change is Now, Will Shareholders Step Up?, Texas Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems (TEXPERS) Investment Insights, Aug/Sept 2021
  • Securities Class Action Trials in the Post-PSLRA Era, TXT Capital, 2022
  • Update on the Options-Backdating Class Actions, TXT Capital, 2017

SELECTED SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • Best Practices for Securities Litigation & Portfolio Monitoring for Public Pensions, Opal Group’s Investment Education Symposium, 2022
  • Best Practices for Securities Litigation and Portfolio Monitoring for Public Pensions, Opal Group’s Public Funds Summit, 2022
  • The Implications of ESG for Asset Allocation, NCTR National Council on Teacher Retirement 99th Annual Conference, 2021
  • Securities Class Action Basics for Pension Trustees, Florida Public Pension Trustees Association (FPPTA) Fall Trustee School, 2021
  • Securities Litigation Issues, Trends, and Best Practices, National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems (NCPERS) Fall Conference, 2021
  • Trends in Litigating TCPA Cases, Faegre Drinker’s Telephone Consumer Protection Act webinar, 2020
  • Securities Litigation Post-Halliburton, 11th Annual National Directors & Officers Insurance ExecuSummit, 2015
  • D&O: Regulatory, Enforcement & Securities Lit. Update, D&O ExecuSummit, 2014
  • Securities Class Actions, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Guest Lecture in Securities Regulation, 2014
  • Securities Class Actions: Nuisance or Opportunity?, FRT Webinar, 2013
  • The Evolving Securities Class Action Industry, FRT Webinar, 2013
  • Claims Intake and Processing, Federal Judicial Center (FJC) program on Class Action Settlements: Approval, Distribution and Oversight, Duke University, 2011
  • Current Issues Facing Institutional Investors in the Claims Filing Process, BDUG Annual Meeting, 2010
  • Class Action D&O Trends, American International Group (AIG) Global Underwriting Educational Session, 2010
  • Securities Class Actions Trends: Lessons Learned & What to Expect, The Life Settlements Conference, 2009
  • The Enormous Challenges and Opportunities Facing Securities Litigation in 2009 6th Securities Litigation Conference - Managing the Newest Risks and Exposures, 2009
  • Current Trends in Securities Litigation, Association of Global Custodians, 2009
  • Issues Arising from Foreign Litigants in Securities Class Actions, IQPC Fifth Securities Litigation Conference, 2008
  • Class Actions, CorpActions 2008
  • How Great is the Current Threat of US Style Class Actions to the European D&O Liability Market, C5’s 3rd annual European D&O Liability Insurance, 2008
  • European Involvement in US Class Actions, BVI Conference, 2008
  • Securities Litigation: Lessons Learned from the Recent JDS Uniphase & Apollo Group Securities Class Action Trials, 2008 Institutional Shareholder Services U.S. Governance Conference
  • Principals and Practice for Class Action Shareholder Litigation around the World, Institutional Investor Legal Forum, 2007
  • Getting Into Top "Claim Form:" Claims Administration Issues, Forum for Institutional Investors, 2007
  • Securities Class Actions, I.U.P.A. Benefits Conference, 2006