Our Attorneys

Adam M. Rapp

Associate


Phone: (925) 210-2803

Fax: (925) 945-1975

Email: arapp@glynnfinley.com

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Adam M. Rapp is a trial and appellate lawyer with experience in federal and state courts and private arbitration proceedings. He has advised and represented clients in a wide variety of litigation matters, including on commercial, intellectual property, attorney malpractice, real estate, environmental, and bankruptcy issues. Mr. Rapp has significant arbitration experience, including enforcing agreements to arbitrate, trying cases to conclusion, and defending the awards in trial court and appellate proceedings. He maintains a robust pro bono practice ranging from impact litigation challenging the constitutionality of California’s school funding scheme to helping an elderly Bay Area couple avoid foreclosure by bringing claims for fraud and elder abuse and obtaining emergency relief on their behalf.

Mr. Rapp graduated magna cum laude and Order of the Coif from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he served on the editorial board of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and as Managing Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online. Prior to joining the firm, he served as law clerk to the Honorable Mary A. McLaughlin of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and practiced with Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer in San Francisco.


Areas of Practice:

  • General Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution


Bar Admissions:

  • California, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


Education:

  • J.D. – University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2011
    • Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif
  • B.A. (with distinction)Stanford University, Stanford, California, 2004
    • Major: Economics


Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • State Bar of California


Past Employment Positions:

  • Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer, LLP, Associate (2012–2017)
  • Mary A. McLaughlin, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, law clerk (2011–2012)