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Adam Herring

Adam Herring

Of Counsel

Atlantic Station
201 17th Street NW
Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30363
Adam.Herring@nelsonmullins.com

Recognized as a “40 Under 40” insolvency practitioner by the American Bankruptcy Institute, Adam advises businesses in complex restructuring and bankruptcy matters and guides clients through difficult issues arising from distressed debts. 

As former associate general counsel for the Department of Justice’s U.S. Trustee Program, he oversaw the government’s civil enforcement in bankruptcy cases, served as...

Recognized as a “40 Under 40” insolvency practitioner by the American Bankruptcy Institute, Adam advises businesses in complex restructuring and bankruptcy matters and guides clients through difficult issues arising from distressed debts. 

As former associate general counsel for the Department of Justice’s U.S. Trustee Program, he oversaw the government’s civil enforcement in bankruptcy cases, served as a senior legal and policy advisor, and negotiated resolutions to nationwide disputes involving financial institutions and other parties. In addition to extensive experience representing parties in bankruptcy cases, Adam is a skilled bankruptcy litigator, with lead trial counsel experience in contested matters including fraudulent and preferential transfer avoidance actions and cases involving dischargeability of debt.

Adam Herring

a senior legal and policy advisor, and negotiated resolutions to nationwide disputes involving financial institutions and other parties. In addition to extensive experience representing parties in bankruptcy cases, Adam is a skilled bankruptcy litigator, with lead trial counsel experience in contested matters including fraudulent and preferential transfer avoidance actions and cases involving dischargeability of debt.

Recognized as a “40 Under 40” insolvency practitioner by the American Bankruptcy Institute, Adam advises businesses in complex restructuring and bankruptcy matters and guides clients through difficult issues arising from distressed debts. 

As former associate general counsel for the Department of Justice’s U.S. Trustee Program, he oversaw the government’s civil enforcement in bankruptcy cases, served as... a senior legal and policy advisor, and negotiated resolutions to nationwide disputes involving financial institutions and other parties. In addition to extensive experience representing parties in bankruptcy cases, Adam is a skilled bankruptcy litigator, with lead trial counsel experience in contested matters including fraudulent and preferential transfer avoidance actions and cases involving dischargeability of debt.

Education

  • Emory University School of Law, JD
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA, International Studies

Admissions

  • Georgia
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

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  • American Bankruptcy Institute “40 Under 40” Emerging Leaders in Insolvency Practice (2019)
  • Department of Justice’s U.S. Trustee Program Director’s Award (2018)
  • Atlanta Legal Aid Society Volunteer of the Year (2015)
  • Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal, Advisory Board Member (2010-present)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute Ethics & Professional Compensation Committee, Member (2020-current)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute Ethics & Professional Compensation Committee, Co-Chair (2024-current)