Adam P. Whitney

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Boston, MA

Law Office of Adam P. Whitney
 | 265 Franklin St., Suite 1702
Boston, MA 02110
Phone: 617-338-7000
Fax: 857-488-4082
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019
Selected To Rising Stars: 2005 - 2007
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (50%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Adam P. Whitney is the founder and owner of the Law Office of Adam P. Whitney in Boston, Massachusetts. Serving businesses and business owners throughout the greater Boston metro area, including Suffolk, Norfolk and Middlesex counties, Mr. Whitney provides exceptional advocacy and support for all types of business litigation and employment law issues, including partnership and shareholder disputes, contract disputes, wage and hour disputes, discrimination and harassment, and other areas.

In addition, Mr. Whitney routinely serves as outside general counsel to a number of companies of various sizes in a variety of industries. In this role, he partners closely with his clients to fully understand their operations so that he can better address their needs and deliver the solid strategies necessary to help them achieve their goals as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and unwavering dedication to those he serves, Mr. Whitney has earned numerous accolades from his peers, and he has established himself as one of the leading trial attorneys in his region. He has also received Superb client ratings on AVVO along with many positive testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

After graduating with distinction from the University of Maine in 1991, Mr. Whitney obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude from Suffolk University Law School in 1997, where he graduated within the top 10% of his class. He holds his license to practice in Maine as well as Massachusetts.

Drawing upon his vast legal knowledge, Mr. Whitney has written extensively and conducted many lectures and seminars on a variety of topics related to business and employment law issues as well as real estate matters. He currently serves as vice president of the Beacon Hill Network, and he is an active member of the Nextlaw Referral Network and the Massachusetts Bar Association.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (50%)

Employment & Labor (50%)


Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2019 Rising Stars: 2005 - 2007

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About Adam Whitney

Admitted: 1997, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage:


  • Top 10% of my Class, Suffolk University Law School

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Negotiation of buyouts/sales of private businesses where the owners have fundamental disputes and disagreements., 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Mass Bar Association, 2013

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • FARE Food Allergy Walk, 2013

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Reviewed this book for legal accuracy, as listed in credits. Written by Rebecca Mazin, HR Consultant and founder of Recruit Right, Reviewer, First Time Firing, Impackt Publishing, 2014

Representative Clients:

  • A leading Hong Kong electronics manufacturer with business in the U.S. A leading nationwide prescription eyeglasses retailer. A marketing company with over 500 short-term employees in 48 states. A leading telecommunications integrator with over 120 employees.  A solar panel installer. An international shoe textile sales company. A software engineering, application design firm. Several property management firms. Several accounting firms. Several developers and construction firms. Several electrical contractors. Numerous engineering and architectural firms. A national food manufacturer. A car wash company. Several doctor/dental offices. A non-profit trade association with 1200 members. A non-profit social, cultural and civic organization. A seafood wholesaler. A landmark North End specialty food establishment. Numerous condominium boards. A landmark Boston bar/restaurant. A private airplane holding company. Numerous majority and minority owners of private businesses, including shareholders, executives and professionals.

Educational Background:

  • University of Maine, Honors: Black Bear Pedigree

Industry Groups

  • Mass. Bar Assoc.
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Office Location for Adam P. Whitney

265 Franklin St.
Suite 1702
Boston, MA 02110

Phone: 617-338-7000

Fax: 857-488-4082

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Last Updated: 8/6/2019

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