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Bartlit Beck LLP
United States


Adam Hoeflich has a national reputation as a courtroom lawyer and strategic advisor to public and private companies and prominent individuals facing complex challenges both within and outside of the litigation process. In the courtroom, Adam has been lead counsel in high-profile individual cases and in multi-jurisdiction litigation, with the unifying factor among diverse subject matters being the significance and complexity of the issues. Outside the courtroom, Adam has advised corporations, executives, and individuals on their most important matters, ranging from personal disputes affecting families and privately held companies to complex commercial issues that domestic and international companies or individuals sought to resolve without publicity and/or litigation.

Adam’s practice benefits from his deep understanding of complex litigation and legal ethics. Adam is a Professor of Practice at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and previously was a Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School. Adam is an elected member of the American Law Institute (ALI).

After graduating first in his class from the University of Illinois College of Law, where he was Articles Editor of the Law Review, Adam clerked for Honorable Thomas J. Meskill on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Honorable Milton I. Shadur on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Adam joined Bartlit Beck in 1994 and became a partner in 1997.


Professor of Practice, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, 2015-Present

Member, American Law Institute

Lecturer in Law, University of Chicago Law School, 2009-2015

Adjunct Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law, 2000-2003

Trustee, Civic Federation

Director, Northwestern Memorial Foundation

Quality Committee, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Director, Chicago Public Library Foundation

Trustee, Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center; Dinner Chair 2004

Dean’s Advisory Board (formerly Board of Visitors), University of Illinois College of Law (2014-2017)

Have Dreams, Help Autistic Voices Emerge, Dinner Chair 2009, 2018


University of Illinois College of Law, 1991, J.D., summa cum laude, First in Class

Articles Editor, University of Illinois Law Review

Research assistant to Professors Peter Hay and Roger Findlay

Order of the Coif

Student commencement speaker, 1991

Colgate University, 1987, B.A.