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  • Education
    • J.D., cum laude, Arizona State University-Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, 2011, William H. Pedrick Scholar; Charles E. Jones Scholarship; Arizona State Law Journal, Associate Editor; CALI Award for Contract Drafting
    • B.S., Brigham Young University, 2002, National Collegiate Business Merit Award

No matter the issue, complaint or dispute, clients can count on Adam Merrill to represent their interests and support their priorities. His experience litigating employment-related cases in federal and state courts, as well as administrative agencies has sharpened his ability to provide effective, accurate legal counsel to the employers he represents.

Adam’s involvement in other employment-related matters is varied and deep – from wage and hour issues to employment policies and procedures and everything in between. He is well read and informed about the issues in his practice and takes great pride in being able to answer clients’ questions. If he does not know the answer right away, he will do the necessary research and digging to figure it out. Adam enjoys the challenge of taking on an issue and searching for a winning solution, and clients benefit from that attitude. He appreciates and encourages frequent and ongoing collaboration with clients. After all, they are the experts when it comes to their businesses.

  • Represented an international mining company in a five-day National Labor Relations Board hearing against a claim of unlawful termination.
  • Settled, on terms favorable to our mortgage company client, a lawsuit brought by a former employee for harassment and unlawful termination.
  • Drafted position statements on behalf of multiple clients to respond to charges brought by the National Labor Relations Board and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
  • Represented a local oncology practice in a buyout fee dispute with a departing physician and shareholder.