An associate in the firm's Washington D.C. Litigation Practice, Adam represents clients in both federal and state courts, with matters ranging from high-stakes commercial litigation to small business disputes. His practice focuses on complex litigation and class-action suits and defense against civil and criminal enforcement actions before the Department of Justice, Environmental Protection Agency, and other federal and state agencies. Mr. Dec also assists clients with internal investigations around regulatory compliance issues involving allegations of price fixing and anti-competitive activity, false claims and government contract issues, mail and wire fraud, and violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Clean Air Act, and U.S. securities laws.
Additionally, Mr. Dec has represented clients in criminal cases (both pre- and post-indictment) and on appeal. He also contributes significant time to pro bono work helping to secure post-conviction relief for his clients.
Prior to joining Baker Botts, Mr. Dec served as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Royce C. Lamberth of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
During law school, Mr. Dec was the Chief Symposium Editor for The Review of Litigation. He also represented clients before Travis County Probate Court as a student-attorney in The University of Texas School of Law's Mental Health Clinic, and also served as a legal intern in the Office of the Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Virginia.