Adam Warden

Senior Attorney
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Adam Warden is a Senior Attorney at Saxena White. His practice focuses on representing institutional and individual investors in litigation involving corporate governance matters, class and derivative actions alleging breaches of fiduciary duty, and disputes involving mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Warden has served on the litigation teams prosecuting several of the largest shareholder derivative actions in history, including Employees Retirement System of the City of St. Louis v. Jones ($180 million settlement, along with valuable corporate governance reforms, in connection with FirstEnergy Corp.’s political bribery scheme in Ohio), Fulton County Employees Retirement System v. Blankfein (Goldman Sachs) ($79.5 million settlement and corporate governance reforms, in connection with Goldman Sachs’s role in a Malaysian bribery scheme), and In re Wells Fargo & Company Shareholder Litigation ($240 million settlement, in connection with Wells Fargo’s fake account scandal).

Mr. Warden has extensive experience litigating in the Delaware Court of Chancery, serving as a member of the litigation teams prosecuting Cumming v. Edens (New Senior Investment Group) ($53 million derivative settlement related to acquisition by senior living operator New Senior Investment Group, Inc., one of the largest recoveries by market cap in Delaware history), In re Jefferies Group, Inc. Shareholders Litigation (class action settlement of $70 million, challenging conflicted merger transaction), and many other cases.

Mr. Warden has also litigated several securities fraud class actions, including City of Birmingham Retirement and Relief System v. Credit Suisse Group ($15 million settlement) and Keippel v. Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. ($11 million settlement).

Mr. Warden has been recognized as a Super Lawyers “Rising Star,” a South Florida Legal Guide “Up and Comer,” and a Palm Beach Illustrated “Top Lawyer.” He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Emory University in 2001 with a double major in Political Science and Psychology. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law in 2004. During law school, Mr. Warden served as the Articles Editor of the University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review.

Admissions & Affiliations

  • State of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • University of Miami School of Law, JD
  • Emory University, BA