Adam D. Fuller

Partner

Adam Fuller is a partner of the Firm practicing in the Litigation Department in the Akron Office.

His areas of litigation experience include consulting and defending employers in all areas of employment law, including workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation, FMLA, ADA, Title VII, ADEA, WARN and FLSA. As a commercial litigator, Mr. Fuller has represented large and small businesses in a variety of litigation matters, including consumer-related lawsuits, breach of contract actions, fraud actions, real estate disputes, class actions and collection actions. He has appeared as lead and co-counsel before federal and state courts and administrative agencies such as the DOL, EEOC, SSA, UCRC and BWC.

Contact Information

75 East Market Street. Akron, Ohio 44308
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Education

Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2003
Miami University, B.S. 2000, Finance

Courts & Bar Associations

  • Ohio (2003)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Representative Cases

  • Obtained remand of $859 million verdict in class action against BWC
  • Obtained summary judgment for national logistics company against the EEOC in a failure to hire age discrimination claim filed in federal court.
  • Defended long-term acute care hospital in employment discrimination and wrongful termination actions.
  • Defended national bank in Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower claim filed with the Department of Labor and in state court.
  • Defended telecommunications provider in class action litigation brought in federal court under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
  • Obtained dismissal for local hospital in class action litigation brought in state court alleging violation of Ohio Medicaid regulations.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Board Chair, Secretary, Fundraising Committee Chair, and Volunteer Leader: Hands On
  • Northeast Ohio (2007-present)
  • Member: The Society for Human Resource Management (2012 – present)
  • Member: Playhouse Square Partners (2010-present)
  • Member: Defense Research Institute (2007-2009)
  • Tutor: Harvey Rice Elementary School (2003-2006)

Presentations and Publications

  • “No Privilege for You: The Crime-Fraud Exception to the Attorney-Client Privilege,” ABA Corporate Counsel Committee Newsletter (Spring 2014)
  • “Unemployment Compensation Benefits and Costs,” and “Wage and Benefits Issues,” National Business Institute (2014)
  • “Navigating the Affordable Care Act: Understanding the Employer Mandate,” “HR Tips for Handling an Employee with an Addiction,” and “Wage and Hour Issues,” National Business Institute (2013)
  • "FMLA - Service Member Amendments and Proposed Regulations," 2008 Cleveland HR Star Conference (2008)
  • "One if by Land, Two if by Sea.  Changes are Coming to Electronic Discovery," Cleveland Bar Journal, v. 77, No. 10, p. 15, September 2006
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