Christopher Adams leads McDermott’s Strategic Solutions group, which integrates technology and advanced workflows throughout the firm. Chris oversees the development and implementation of innovative solutions at both the individual client and practice group levels to drive efficiency and downstream cost savings.

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  • Created managed review offering for company and implemented managed review eDiscovery solutions for dozens of Fortune 500 companies and Am Law 100 law firms*
  • Prior to joining McDermott, Chris successfully led multi-disciplinary team on one of the most complex court-ordered divestitures in US history, comprising over 7 TB of co-mingled data, 3,300+ search terms, 180+ custodians, and 38 distinct data sources for remediation. Co-authored final report detailing all divesture activities and presented findings to Trustee and his expert; report was adopted in whole and ratified by the Trustee*

*Matter handled prior to joining McDermott.


George Mason University, JD, 2001
University of Maine, BA, Political Science, 1996


Christopher J. Adams

Chief Innovation Counsel Client & KM Solutions | Washington, DC

Washington, DC: +1 202 756 8604

Washington, DC: +1 202 591 2977

Christopher J. Adams

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