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Adam Wesley

Education

Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D.

Colorado State University, B.A.

 Awards and Recognition

-Law Review 

-Moot Court

-Judicial Clerkship

-Fred F. Herzog Scholarship

-Cali Award (Evidence)

-Save a Pet "Award for Courage"

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Adam Wesley has a range of legal experience. Adam has represented fortune 500 companies, mid and small size businesses, individuals, and government entities. His multi-faceted practice includes both litigation and transactional law. He has practiced in diverse areas including: regulatory and compliance law within the IT and healthcare fields, business law, intellectual property protection, real estate, wills, estates, trusts, family law, municipal law, public relations, lobbying, and education law.

After Graduating from Colorado State University, Adam began his career with Abbott Laboratories, where he worked for the Information Technology group. There Adam collaborated with and trained attorneys, scientists, and Nobel Laureates. Adam taught courses on the use of CAD software for pharmaceutical research and development. Additionally, Adam oversaw the implementation of FDA drug approval & compliance systems. Adam’s experience in the IT industry gives him an edge over many other attorneys.

While studying at Chicago-Kent College of Law, Adam held several prestigious internships. Adam worked for the Honorable Margaret O’Mara Frossard, (Illinois Appellate Court) where he received the highest possible e reviews for legal writing and research. Adam also interned with McAndrews, Held, & Malloy (an intellectual property frm) and Mayer Brown.

Adam is the author of multiple legal publications and has many civic interests and awards. In particular, he is the founder and president of W.A.R.N. (Warterway Action and Restoration Network), a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the overall quality of the Fox Waterway in Northern Illinois.

Additionally, Adam has served local educators by creating and teaching continuing education courses. Among his publications is “Law and Education in the Modern American Classroom.” This course was created for school administrators, social workers, and educators. Adam engages in significant community outreach and volunteer work. He was the first person honored with Save a Pet’s "Award for Courage" (awarded for saving the life of a drowning dog from a frozen lake).


Affiliations

• Illinois Bar Association • Lake County Bar Association • Cook County Bar Association