Modrall Sperling Law Firm

Adam Wright is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department, representing clients in a wide range of commercial litigation matters. Adam’s practice also focuses on trademark, copyright, false advertising, unfair trade practices, and trade secret litigation, as well as advising clients on copyright and trademark registration issues. Additionally, he has represented media companies in defamation and First Amendment litigation.

 Following law school, Adam served as a judicial law clerk in the Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina. He then practiced for three years at a law firm in Salt Lake City, Utah prior to joining Modrall Sperling.

Adam graduated magna cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was a Clarence Darrow Scholar and Executive Notes Editor of the Michigan Journal of Race and Law. During law school, Adam was a legal intern in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.

Education

University of Michigan Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2014; Clarence Darrow Scholar; Executive Notes Editor, Michigan Journal of Race and Law

University of Texas, B.A. in Spanish, 2007, high honors

Bar Admissions

Utah, 2016
North Carolina, 2014
United States District Court for the District of Utah
United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina

  • 2016 Tri-State Bar Conference, Qualified Immunity Panel, Moderator, with Chief Judge B. Lynn Winmill, District of Idaho, Judge Dale Kimball, District of Utah, Judge Scott Skavdahl, District of Wyoming
  • Federal Constraints on States’ Ability to License an Undocumented Immigrant to Practice Law, 19 Mich. J. Race & L. 177 (2013)