Adam Augustine Carter represents clients in civil and criminal litigation matters before federal and state courts, both at trial and on appeal. He regularly advocates for his clients before arbitration panels, as well as legislative and regulatory bodies. Mr. Carter is very experienced in cases involving wrongful termination, employment discrimination, securities, investment banking, health care, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), trademarks and trade secrets, insurance, antitrust, software development, construction, defamation, associations and telecommunications. He represents employees who bring claims against their employers for age, race, religious, ethnic, disability or sex discrimination, for violations of USERRA, SOX, FMLA, for retaliation, and for violations of other federal and/or state civil rights laws. Mr. Carter also has significant experience defending individuals in white collar criminal cases and investigations, and also represents qui tam whistle-blowers and witnesses in cases brought under the False Claims Act. Also, he regularly advises executives on contractual matters, during compensation negotiations, and regarding both termination and non-competition restrictions. Most recently, Mr. Carter helped a client win a significant discrimination case against her employer resulting in a considerable raise, various court ordered job protections for the employee, and a 100% fee recovery awarded by the court.
Mr. Carter is a graduate of Georgetown University and Georgetown University Law Center. He served as law clerk to the Honorable Oliver Gasch of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. He is admitted to the bar in the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland. He is a member of the Barristers and he is an active participant in the Archdiocesan Pro Bono Legal Network.