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Adam D. Hirtz

Principal and Office Litigation Manager
St. Louis

P 314-746-4825 F 314-827-3940

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Adam D. Hirtz

Biography

Adam D. Hirtz is a Principal and the Office Litigation Manager in the St. Louis, Missouri, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has more than 20 years of experience as a trial attorney representing businesses in employment litigation in both state and federal courts throughout the country.  He also acts as a mediator, including regularly mediating cases for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

Mr. Hirtz has handled scores of employment litigation cases to enforce non-compete agreements and to prevent the dissemination of trade secrets by former employees. He is experienced in representing clients in cases of alleged harassment, discrimination, and retaliation, and he frequently assists clients with issues of OSHA compliance, inspections and resolving or contesting OSHA citations.

Throughout his career, Mr. Hirtz has represented and counseled clients in industry sectors including manufacturing, construction, HVAC, retail, non-profit, healthcare, restaurant and hospitality, technology, transportation, banking, and insurance. Within these industries, Mr. Hirtz works closely with company management, human resources, in-house counsel, insurance adjusters, employees, and experts to accomplish clients’ litigation and business objectives, including counseling on dispute and liability avoidance techniques.

Mr. Hirtz has previous experience as a clerk for the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois. During law school, Mr. Hirtz was editor of the Saint Louis University Law Journal.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL)

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • St. Joseph Church – Cottleville, Parishioner
  • Society of St. Vincent DePaul, Member
  • Eucharistic Minister
  • Midwest Rebels Baseball, Coach
  • St. Dominic Junior Crusaders Football, Coach

Speeches

  • “OSHA Compliance and Investigation Response Strategies” Lowenbaum Law Managing Your Workforce Seminar (O’Fallon, IL, September 2014) (presenter)
  • “Protecting Your Business: Confidentiality and Non-Compete Agreements” Lowenbaum Law Managing Your Workforce Seminar (St. Charles, MO, October 2014) (presenter)
  •  “The Defend Trade Secrets Act” Lowenbaum Law Managing Your Workforce Seminar (St. Charles, MO, October 2016) (presenter)
  • “Avoiding and Preventing Employment Litigation” Jackson Lewis Managing Your Workforce Seminar (St. Charles, MO, September 2018) (presenter)
  •  “OSHA Update and Best Practices: What’s New and What You Should Do” Jackson Lewis Managing Your Workforce Seminar (St. Charles, MO, October 2019) (presenter)
  • “Stories of Employment Litigation and Lessons Learned From Them” Jackson Lewis Managing Your Workforce Seminar (St. Charles, MO, October 2019) (presenter)