Adam Whitworth is an associate in the firm’s New Orleans office. His practice includes defending clients in asbestos, toxic tort, environmental, insurance and products liability cases. Adam represents product suppliers, manufacturers, employers, contractors and insurers in asbestos exposure claims. He carefully and successfully handles all aspects of pretrial litigation including fact and expert discovery, depositions, drafting and arguing pretrial and dispositive motions, and handling settlement negotiations.
Prior to joining MG+M, Adam’s practice also focused primarily on defending clients in asbestos, toxic tort and environmental litigation. In addition, he represented clients in cases involving premises liability, car and trucking accidents, commercial disputes and trade remedy proceedings. Notably, he obtained a favorable scope ruling from U.S. Department of Commerce for a client facing significant potential antidumping duty liability. Adam also has experience with Medicare/Medicaid compliance, anti-fraud regulations and medical malpractice.
Adam received his J.D. from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude. During his time there, he was awarded an academic scholarship, the Lydia Knoblock McAulay and LaNasa-Greco Foundation Scholarship and also volunteered for the Miracle League of Greater New Orleans. He earned Certificate of Excellence Awards in: Louisiana Civil Procedure; Conflict of Laws; Mediation and Arbitration; Community Property; Successions; and Donations and Trusts. Adam was a Loyola Moot Court staff member and an editor on the Maritime Journal Board. Adam attended the University of Georgia - Terry College of Business for his B.B.A. in Economics.