Adam Kargman has experience in a broad array of civil litigation, including general business litigation, entertainment law, and intellectual property. He has tried cases in both federal and state court. While at Isaacs | Friedberg, Mr. Kargman has represented an NFL star in a suit against an multinational banking corporation, represented the founders of a satellite company in whistleblower and fraud actions against their former employer and several foreign companies, defended a Hollywood casting director against charges under the Krekorian Talent Act, defended a music artist and his corporation in a breach of contract action arising from a concert event, and represented elderly plaintiffs in a fraud suit against a prominent Los Angeles law firm.
Mr. Kargman began his career at an Am Law Top 10 Law Firm. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Arizona College of Law, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, and subsequently earned an LL.M. in Entertainment and Media Law. Through the Southwestern Law School Entertainment and the Arts Legal Clinic, Mr. Kargman has provided business and legal affairs services for four independent feature films and a webseries. He has published articles in the Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine, the Los Angeles Daily Journal, and the ABA Intellectual Property Committee Newsletter, and recently authored a chapter in Copyright Litigation Strategies, a reference book published by the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law. While in law school, he wrote an award-winning student note for the Arizona Law Review.
- Protective Orders (book chapter), Copyright Litigation Strategies (American Bar Association 2017)
- Film Flam: How Film Festivals Can Violate the Law, Daily Journal (Aug. 26, 2015)
- Weapon of Choice: The State Supreme Court May Have to Decide Whether the California Uniform Trade Secrets Act Preempts Common Law Claims, Los Angeles Lawyer (Feb. 2010)
- Respondeat Superior under the Uniform Trade Secrets Act, ABA Intellectual Property Committee Newsletter (2010)
- Three Maelstroms and One Tweak: Federal Rules of Evidence 413 to 415 and Their Arizona Counterpart, Arizona Law Review (1999)
- J.D., University of Arizona College of Law, summa cum laude
- Executive Note Editor, Arizona Law Review
- Snell and Wilmer Arizona Law Review Award for Best Student Article
- Board Member, University of Arizona Moot Court Program
- Semi-Finalist, ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition
- LL.M., Entertainment and Media Law, Southwestern Law School (graduated with 4.0 GPA)
- B.A., University of Arizona, summa cum laude