Adam R.Young


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Adam concentrates his practice on the defense of OSHA inspections and citations.

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Adam assists clients with whistleblower litigation, workplace safety counseling, regulatory counseling, OSHA litigation, and related commercial litigation. He has experience in all aspects of labor and employment counseling and litigation.

Adam is an accomplished trial lawyer and has successfully tried OSHA and other employment matters before federal and state courts. His trial work before Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC) judges has resulted in the vacating of OSHA citations and the creation of favorable case law for employers. He has also represented clients successfully at mediations and arbitrations. Adam has also argued before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Adam's pro bono work includes representing the parents of abducted children in federal litigation under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. The United States Department of State, Office of Children's Issues awarded him a Certificate of Appreciation for his work on behalf of pro bono clients. Adam was named Seyfarth Shaw’s 2016 Pro Bono Associate of the Year.

Adam is proficient in Spanish.

  • JD, Washington University School of Law

    Magna cum laude
    Order of the Coif

  • BA, University of Pennsylvania

    Magna cum laude

  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • US Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • US District Court, Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar)
  • US District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • US District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • US District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • US District Court, Western District of Missouri