Adam M. Acosta

Associate, Washington, DC

Biography

Overview

Adam Acosta's practice focuses on antitrust and class action litigation, government investigations, and related counseling. He represents clients in a wide range of industries and frequently works on pharmaceutical antitrust matters.  

In 2019, Mr. Acosta was recognized by the American Bar Association as an "On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyer." He has helped clients obtain significant victories in complex litigation matters, including defeating a motion for class certification in a "reverse payment" case, securing summary judgment against "product hopping" claims, and obtaining a defense verdict in a price-fixing trial.

Mr. Acosta is President-Elect of the Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia and is active in the ABA's Antitrust Section. Prior to joining White & Case, he completed a two-year clerkship in the US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.

Bars and Courts
District of Columbia Bar
Indiana State Bar
US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
US District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Indiana
US District Court for the District of Columbia
Education
JD
Howard University School of Law
BA
University of Maryland College Park
Languages
English

Experience

Awards and Recognition

Pro Bono Award, 2020

On the Rise: Top 40 Young Lawyers, American Bar Association, 2019

Best Antitrust Business Article – Intellectual Property Category, Concurrences Antitrust Writing Awards, 2018

Associate Leadership Institute Fellow, New York City Bar, 2018

Bench Bar Scholar, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2012

Corporate Scholar, Association of Corporate Counsel, National Capital Region, 2010