Adam Stein joined Tin Fulton Walker & Owen in 2012. One of the founding partners of the nationally acclaimed law firm Ferguson Stein Chambers Gresham & Sumter, Adam was a principal architect of that firm’s litigation strategy as it helped define and strengthen civil rights jurisprudence in North Carolina and across the country starting in the late 1960s. Today, Adam principally focuses on cases involving medical malpractice and civil rights.
Adam has been long been recognized for his efforts to provide fair representation to all citizens, and has worked tirelessly to fight discrimination and promote fairness and equality in cases across the state. In 1980, he was appointed by Governor Jim Hunt to establish the Office of Appellate Defender and served as North Carolina’s first Appellate Defender. Adam was the first chair of North Carolina’s Indigent Defense Services Commission and continues to serve on the commission. Adam was also a founding member of the Board of the Center for Death Penalty Litigation.
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