Adam Warden focuses his practice on merger and acquisition litigation, shareholder derivative actions, and consumer class actions. 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’s Rising Star in 2018 and South Florida Legal Guide’s Up and Comer in 2018. Mr. Warden also sits as a member on 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. His article, “The Battle in Seattle and Beyond: A Brief History of the Antiglobalization Movement” was published in the Review’s Winter 2004 issue.
Mr. Warden is a member of the Florida Bar and the District of Columbia Bar. He is admitted to the United States District Courts for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida.
- University of Miami School of Law, JD
- Emory University, BA
- District of Columbia
- U.S.D.C. Southern District of Florida
- U.S.D.C. Northern District of Florida
- U.S.D.C Middle District of Florida
- Securities Class Actions
- Derivative & Breach of Fiduciary Duty Cases