Adam M. Caldwell is a department counsel in the firm’s Litigation Department.  He joined the Firm in 2009, and has experience in securities law and derivative suits.

Mr. Caldwell graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington in 2001, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in English (with honors) and Religious Studies.  He earned his Masters of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School in 2003.  He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College Of Law in 2009, graduating cum laude.  While attending law school, Mr. Caldwell was awarded the 1st Place Scholarship for Excellence in Academics and Community Involvement by the Puerto Rican Bar Association.

Mr. Caldwell maintains an active pro bono practice covering civil rights and asylum matters.  He recently represented a Coptic man from Egypt in his successful attempt to gain asylum based on religious persecution.  Prior to joining Jenner & Block, Mr. Caldwell completed a PILI Fellowship at the Alliance for the Great Lakes.  During his fellowship, Mr. Caldwell aided in drafting a comment that helped to secure dioxin monitoring at a Toledo refinery.  Mr. Caldwell served as a law clerk at the FDA’s Office of Compliance in the summer of 2007, as a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Internship Program.