Mr. Adesman has significant experience representing large law firms and individual lawyers in complex and high-stakes professional liability litigation. He has achieved favorable results for his clients in California state courts, several mediations and arbitration. Additionally, Mr. Adesman has an active pro bono practice representing victims of domestic violence at the trial court and appellate court level.
Mr. Adesman received his J.D. from the University of Southern California’s Gould School of Law, earning certificates in Media & Entertainment Law as well as Business Law. During law school, he served as president of USC’s Entertainment Law Society and worked for a major film studio’s business and legal affairs department. Additionally, Mr. Adesman was selected to participate in USC’s Hale Moot Court Honors Program and asked to represent USC in the annual Willem C. Vis East Commercial Arbitration Moot competition, which took place in Hong Kong. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Adesman was inducted into USC’s Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society. Prior to law school, he received his Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, from the University of Oregon in 2012.
Before joining Jenner & Block, Mr. Adesman gained extensive experience in the entertainment industry working for a major public relations firm, managing rock bands and working for multiple talent agencies.