Adam T. Savett

Of Counsel
adam@zagrans.com
Cleveland +1.216.771.1000
Washington D.C. +1.202.263.1000
New York +1.212.995.8400

Adam Savett is an attorney and nationally recognized expert on securities litigation and class actions. He is a frequent speaker, author, and commentator on complex litigation and securities issues and his comments have appeared in a wide variety of publications, such as The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CFO Magazine, and Pensions & Investments. Adam is equally comfortable in legal and business roles.

Founder and CEO of TXT Capital, LLC, a financial services boutique, serving the needs of institutional investors and D&O firms with regard to securities litigation and complex commercial litigation issues.

Previously the Director of Security Class Actions with Claims Compensation Bureau, LLC, where Adam managed all aspects of the securities class action services business for pioneering firm in the field of third party claims filing. Adam was an invited speaker before numerous industry groups, including Federal Judicial Center (FJC), Bank Depository Users Group (BDUG), and Association of Global Custodians (AGC).

Previously the Director of Security Class Action Services with Institutional Shareholder Services, where he managed all aspects of the Securities Class Action Services group for leading corporate governance and proxy advisory firm. In addition, Adam authored numerous whitepapers, moderated panels and developed webcasts on securities litigation issues.

Adam was also a Senior Associate at Mehri & Skalet, P.L.L.C. in Washington D.C. and was the primary attorney responsible for business development and case investigation in securities, ERISA, and antitrust practice groups.

In addition, Adam was previously at Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll, P.L.L.C. in Washington, where he oversaw program to monitor and produce regular periodic reports to more than 15 institutional investor clients, with combined securities portfolios in excess of $220 billion. Finally, Adam was an Associate at both Finkelstein Thompson LLP in Washington D.C. and Savett Frutkin Podell & Ryan, P.C. in Philadelphia, PA.

Practice Areas

Securities Litigation and Class Actions

Shareholder Litigation and Corporate Investigations

Director and Officer Liability Claims

SEC investigations and FINRA arbitrations

ERISA and Pension Benefit Litigation

Antitrust and Trade Regulation

White-Collar Defense

Industry/Sector Experience

Financial Services

Capital Markets

Private Equity/Venture Capital

Technology

Manufacturing

Telecommunications

Distribution and Franchising

Education

Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania, 2000 J.D.

American University, Washington, 1997 B.A.
Major: Broadcast Journalism

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania, 2000

New Jersey, 2000

District of Columbia, 2003

Virginia , 2006

U.S. Court of Appeals

District of Columbia, 2005

U.S. District Courts

Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2000

District of New Jersey, 2000

District of Columbia, 2004

District of Maryland, 2006

Accolades & Honors

Top Contributor – Class Actions, Avvo, 2013

Featured Attorney – Class Actions, Avvo, 2013

Top Contributor – Class Actions, Avvo, 2012

Top 5% most viewed profile, LinkedIn, 2012

National Finalist – Leading Lawyers in America, Lawdragon Magazine, 2010

Top 100 Legal Blogs, LawSchool.org, 2009

100 Lawyers You Need to Know in Securities Litigation, Lawdragon Magazine, 2008

Professional Activities

McGovern Conference on Securities Settlement

Distribution, Advisory Board Member

National Association of Public Pension Attorneys (NAPPA)

Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS)

SIFMA’s Corporate Actions Division

American Bar Association (ABA)

Pennsylvania Bar Association