Adam L. Sisitsky
Firm: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Boston, MA 2111
Membership: Professional & Community Involvement:•Past advisor, Harvard Law School Trial Advocacy Workshop •Member, American Bar Association •Member, Massachusetts Bar Association •Member, Boston Bar Association •Corporate member (since 1999), Greater Bost
University: American University, B.S., 1992; Framingham State College, M.A., 1994, New England School of Law, J.D., 1997
Admitted: 1997, Massachusetts; United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Biography: Adam is an experienced trial attorney and litigator whose practice encompasses a wide range of matters focusing on business and securities litigation, internal investigations and government enforcement actions. Adam represents corporations, officers, directors, accountants, and other individuals in SEC investigations and enforcement proceedings, as well as in civil litigation. He routinely counsels public and private companies and others in matters involving compliance issues, including matters arising under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”).Adam is also Chair of the firm's Israel Practice.In 2001 to 2002, while on leave from the firm, Adam practiced as a Special Assistant District Attorney in the Middlesex County (MA) District Attorney's Office. During that time, he prosecuted and tried numerous drug, assault, domestic violence and motor vehicle cases in bench and jury sessions and argued bail hearings, motions to suppress, and probation violations and surrendersIn addition to his litigation experience, Adam has published numerous articles on securities-related topics and co-authored the Securities Litigation chapter in the definitive Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education compilation, Business Torts of Massachusetts. He has also served as a trial advisor to the Harvard Law School Trial Advocacy Workshop.During law school, he served as executive case and note editor of the New England Law Review. Adam was also a New England Scholar, and was twice a recipient of the Trustees' Academic Scholarship Award.Adam also serves as a member of the Joint Bar Committee on Judicial Appointments, an independent and nonpartisan entity responsible for reviewing the qualifications of applicants for judicial appointment to all courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Newsroom• Mintz Levin Appoints Adam Sisitsky Chair of Israel Business Group, (11.16.2011) • Mintz Levin Attorneys Named to List of 2007 Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Stars Edition, (04.19.2007) Publications•Author, Fear of SEC No Grounds to Duck Subpoena, Law360 (09.03.2015) •Co-author, SEC Case against Agassi in-law Highlights EB-5 Investor Risk, Law360 (09.01.2015) •Co-author, The New Bounty Hunters: Whistle-Blower Bounty Rules Under the Dodd-Frank Act, Westlaw Journal Derivatives (03.02.2012) •Co-author, SEC Adopts Final Whistleblower Bounty Rules under Dodd-Frank, Securities Corporate Compliance & Internal Investigations Alert (06.16.2011) •Co-author, The Dodd-Frank Act and Foreign Private Issuers, Securities Advisory (01.18.2011) •Co-author, Criminal Provisions in the Wall Street Reform Act, White Collar Defense Alert (07.15.2010) Speaking Engagements•Panelist, MCLE Seminar: Representations, Warranties, Indemnification & Termination Clauses., Boston, MA (06.19.2014) •Panelist, Doing Business in the US, Doing Business in the US: Protecting Your Personal Interests, The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Israel, Tel Aviv, Israel (01.14.2014) •Moderator, Doing Business with Israel, Global Trade Summit 2012, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA (04.03.2012) •Moderator, The Day After the Closing: Post M&A Challenges and Disputes, Mintz Levin and BIRD Foundation, Israel Liaison Office (03.06.2012) •Panelist, Newly Adopted Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Rules: Practical Tips & Strategies to Address the New Landscape, Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Rules: Practical Tips & Strategies to Address the New Landscape, Mintz Levin, Webinar (07.19.2011) •Speaker, Financial Reforms in the US Seminar, Israel Liaison Office (11.03.2010) Recognitions & Awards•Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Star - Securities Litigation (2005 - 2009) •Benchmark: Litigation: Future Stars (2009) •Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce: Boston's Future Leaders (2009)