Adam Drake

Associate, New York



Adam Drake is an associate in the Firm's Commercial Litigation Group. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation matters in federal, state, and bankruptcy courts, representing private companies and foreign sovereigns. Adam maintains a robust pro bono practice where he represents clients in sealing their records on the NY State Central Registry, criminal appeals, and wrongful conviction cases. He has presented oral argument before the New York Appellate Court, Second Department.

Adam earned his JD, magna cum laude, from Fordham Law School, where he was a member of the Fordham Moot Court Board and the Executive Articles Editor of the Fordham Law Review. During law school, Adam was a teaching assistant for Fordham’s Legal Writing Program and worked as a judicial intern for Justice Gerald Lebovits in the New York Supreme Court. 

Bars and Courts
New York
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
Juris Doctor
Fordham University School of Law
Bachelor of Arts
Bucknell University



The FLSA's Bristol-Myers Squibb Problem, 89 Fordham L. Rev. 1511 (2021).

Increasing Voter Investment in American Democracy: Proposals for Reform, 1 Fordham Voting Rts. & Democracy F. 18 (2022).