B.A., University of Southwestern Louisiana at Lafayette; J.D., New York University
David Adams is a Partner at the law firm of Venable LLP. Prior to entering private practice, he held various positions at the Food and Drug Administration, including Director of the Policy Development Staff in the Office of the Commissioner and Associate Chief Counsel in the Office of the General Counsel as Associate Chief Counsel for Drugs. Professor Adams has served as Chair of the Food and Drug Law Committee of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association, and as Chair of the Editorial Board of the Food and Drug Law Journal. He received his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1977, where he was a Root-Tilden Scholar, and clerked for the Hon. Winston E. Arnow, United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida.