Adam K. Magid 

Special Counsel – New York
T.+1 212 504 6314
200 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10281 V-CARD

Adam Magid is a special counsel in Cadwalader’s Global Litigation Group, with an emphasis on commercial, securities, and corporate governance litigation in state and federal court.  He represents financial institutions, corporations, directors, and executives in a wide range of complex litigation matters, including M&A, antitrust, bankruptcy, contract, and corporate control disputes, as well as class action, shareholder derivative, and RICO litigations.  He also has represented clients in numerous investigations conducted by various federal and state entities, including the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Prior to joining Cadwalader, Adam was an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in that firm’s litigation department.

Adam received his J.D. from Stanford Law School, where he was Notes Editor of the Stanford Law Review, and a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Stanford University. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. 

Adam K. Magid 


  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
  • New York


  • Stanford Law School
  • Stanford University



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