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Adam Reinke represents companies in high stakes consumer-related litigation across a broad range of industries, including automotive, healthcare, and retail products.

Adam defends product manufacturers and retailers in their most significant consumer-related litigation, including consumer fraud class actions, state attorney general litigation, and MDLs and other mass actions. He has litigated all phases of both individual and class action cases, from pre-suit demands through trial and appeals, and has served as strategic and coordinating counsel advising product manufacturers on large dockets of consumer cases in some of the country’s most challenging jurisdictions. In addition to this work, Adam maintains a robust pro bono practice litigating for the rights of members of the LGBTQ+ community. Adam was recognized as a "Rising Star" by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association in 2024 and as one of the "40 Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40" by the LGBTQ+ Bar in 2023.

Adam graduated first in his class from Emory University School of Law.  While in law school, Adam served as the Executive Articles Editor of the Emory Law Journal.  After law school, Adam clerked for the Honorable Edward E. Carnes, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

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Credentials

J.D., Emory University School of Law, with high honors

B.A., Economics, University of Florida, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Court of Appeals of Georgia

Georgia

Supreme Court of Georgia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Law Clerk, Hon. Edward E. Carnes, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Rising Star


Minority Corporate Counsel Association, 2024

40 Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40


The LGBTQ+ Bar, 2023

Recognized in the "Product Liability - Defendant" category


Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, 2023

Recognized as a "Next Generation Lawyer" in the "Transport: Rail and Road Litigation and Regulation" category


Legal 500 US, 2023

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Recognition

Rising Star


Minority Corporate Counsel Association, 2024

40 Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40


The LGBTQ+ Bar, 2023

Recognized in the "Product Liability - Defendant" category


Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, 2023

Recognized as a "Next Generation Lawyer" in the "Transport: Rail and Road Litigation and Regulation" category


Legal 500 US, 2023

Matters

Representing General Motors in various multi-state class actions alleging breach of warranty, fraud, and violations of state consumer protection laws

Representing a large U.S. automobile manufacturer as strategic and coordinating counsel in thousands of individual consumer fraud and breach of warranty cases

Representing Boehringer Ingelheim in a MDL and state-court litigation arising from allegations that a drug manufactured and sold by the company causes cancer

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Representing General Motors in various multi-state class actions alleging breach of warranty, fraud, and violations of state consumer protection laws

Representing a large U.S. automobile manufacturer as strategic and coordinating counsel in thousands of individual consumer fraud and breach of warranty cases

Representing Boehringer Ingelheim in a MDL and state-court litigation arising from allegations that a drug manufactured and sold by the company causes cancer

Managed the defense of 2000+ individual consumer fraud and breach of warranty cases filed against a large U.S. automobile manufacturer, which resulted in a defense verdict in the company's first such trial in five-plus years, as well as the successful implementation of a mass settlement program

Represented SmileDirectClub in a lawsuit filed against the Georgia Board of Dentistry for alleged antitrust and constitutional violations

Represented Kimberly-Clark Corporation and Halyard Health in litigation, including a putative class action and trial, challenging the design, labeling, and marketing of Class II medical devices

Insights

Newsletter

October 21, 2022
Predominant Issues October 2022

Newsletter

March 8, 2022
Predominant Issues March 2022

Newsletter

December 8, 2021
Predominant Issues December 8, 2021

View all

Matters

Representing General Motors in various multi-state class actions alleging breach of warranty, fraud, and violations of state consumer protection laws

Representing a large U.S. automobile manufacturer as strategic and coordinating counsel in thousands of individual consumer fraud and breach of warranty cases

Representing Boehringer Ingelheim in a MDL and state-court litigation arising from allegations that a drug manufactured and sold by the company causes cancer

See more

Close

Matters

Representing General Motors in various multi-state class actions alleging breach of warranty, fraud, and violations of state consumer protection laws

Representing a large U.S. automobile manufacturer as strategic and coordinating counsel in thousands of individual consumer fraud and breach of warranty cases

Representing Boehringer Ingelheim in a MDL and state-court litigation arising from allegations that a drug manufactured and sold by the company causes cancer

Managed the defense of 2000+ individual consumer fraud and breach of warranty cases filed against a large U.S. automobile manufacturer, which resulted in a defense verdict in the company's first such trial in five-plus years, as well as the successful implementation of a mass settlement program

Represented SmileDirectClub in a lawsuit filed against the Georgia Board of Dentistry for alleged antitrust and constitutional violations

Represented Kimberly-Clark Corporation and Halyard Health in litigation, including a putative class action and trial, challenging the design, labeling, and marketing of Class II medical devices

Insights

Newsletter

October 21, 2022
Predominant Issues October 2022

Newsletter

March 8, 2022
Predominant Issues March 2022

Newsletter

December 8, 2021
Predominant Issues December 8, 2021

View all

Credentials

J.D., Emory University School of Law, with high honors

B.A., Economics, University of Florida, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Court of Appeals of Georgia

Georgia

Supreme Court of Georgia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Law Clerk, Hon. Edward E. Carnes, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Rising Star


Minority Corporate Counsel Association, 2024

40 Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40


The LGBTQ+ Bar, 2023

Recognized in the "Product Liability - Defendant" category


Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, 2023

Recognized as a "Next Generation Lawyer" in the "Transport: Rail and Road Litigation and Regulation" category


Legal 500 US, 2023

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Recognition

Rising Star


Minority Corporate Counsel Association, 2024

40 Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40


The LGBTQ+ Bar, 2023

Recognized in the "Product Liability - Defendant" category


Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, 2023

Recognized as a "Next Generation Lawyer" in the "Transport: Rail and Road Litigation and Regulation" category


Legal 500 US, 2023