Adam Warden focuses his practice on securities litigation, including shareholder derivative actions and merger and acquisition litigation. During his tenure at Saxena White, Mr. Warden has served as a member of the litigation team on In re Jefferies Group, Inc. Shareholders Litigation, a case involving conflicts of interest arising from the merger of an investment bank and a holding company. The Jefferies case ultimately settled for $70 million, one of the largest settlements in the history of the Delaware Court of Chancery. He was also part of the litigation team on In re Lender Processing Services, Inc., Shareholder Litigation, where the defendants agreed to provide shareholders with significant corporate governance reforms and additional financial disclosures related to a proposed merger, which allowed the shareholders to make a more fully informed vote on the transaction. Further, Mr. Warden served on the litigation team in In re Sunoco Inc., where the defendants agreed to provide the public shareholders of Sunoco with additional material information about the proposed sale of the company, along with $100,000 in outplacement assistance services to local employees laid off within one year of the merger.
Mr. Warden has been recognized in the legal field with awards such as Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2018 and South Florida Legal Guide’s Up and Comer in 2018 and 2019. Mr. Warden is also a member of Saxena White’s Diversity and Social Responsibility Committee.
Mr. Warden 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.