Principal, Law Office of Stephen Adams
Steve operates a solo law practice focused on investigations and on the development and implementation of programs to ensure legal compliance and to protect trade secrets and intellectual property in high-tech environments. Prior to opening his own firm, he led the litigation, security, and ethics and compliance functions at Applied Materials. Steve also has worked in the private sector with the Orrick law firm and in the public sector as a criminal prosecutor with the Santa Clara District Attorney’s Office. He holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and a B.A. from Washington University and lives in the Bay Area.