Gary Adamson represents US and international accounting firms and individual accountants in connection with federal and state litigation, arbitration and regulatory investigations by the US Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and state licensing authorities. He also represents plaintiffs and defendants in an array of complex commercial litigation disputes, such as breach of contract, civil RICO, fiduciary relationships, fraud and fraudulent conveyance. He is experienced in representing clients before state and federal investigative agencies and in the federal, state and appeals practice. He is fluent in Spanish and represents international clients in all aspects of his practice.
Successfully represented major US public audit firms and individual professionals in connection with investigations by the Divisions of Enforcement of the SEC and PCAOB
Successfully represented foreign public audit firms and their professionals in England, Mexico and Brazil in connection with litigation and regulatory matters, including investigations by the SEC and PCAOB Division of Enforcement
Represented a generic pharmaceutical company in a contract dispute concerning the scope of an exclusive license; obtained an order from the Third Circuit reversing a decision granting summary judgment in favor of the opposing party, and subsequently obtained a multimillion dollar jury verdict at trial*
Secured a favorable settlement on behalf of an international investment company in a suit against an international financial institution concerning unauthorized withdrawals of funds*
Represented a government agency in an international arbitration in London concerning breach of a multimillion Euro construction contract.
Represented a Canadian citizen in cross-border litigation seeking to set aside the fraudulent conveyance of various artworks; secured order of attachment and successfully defended multiple attempts to dismiss the cause of action*
Represented an individual defendant in a civil RICO matter involving construction contracts with the New York Department of Environmental Protection; secured early dismissal of all claims, including the successful defense of an appeal to the Second Circuit*
Represented an international oil refinery in a contract dispute concerning a counterparty’s fraudulent attempt to draw on a letter of credit*
Represented an international financial institution in Mexico in an SEC investigation and other internal investigations*
Represented an international financial institution in an internal investigation related to a shareholder demand*
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