Adam R. Prescott Adam R. Prescott

Adam R. Prescott


Meet Adam, a member of the Business, Restructuring and Insolvency Practice Group and Maine Native.

Adam R. Prescott


207 228-7145 direct
207 774-1200 main
207 774-1127 facsimile

100 Middle Street
PO Box 9729
Portland, ME 04104-5029

PRACTICES & INDUSTRIES SERVED Business Restructuring & Insolvency

Adam focuses on…

Adam’s practice focuses on business restructuring and insolvency proceedings, including chapter 11 reorganizations, asset sales and acquisitions, and bankruptcy-related litigation.

Adam is also very experienced in:

In addition to his bankruptcy practice, Adam also has significant experience advising clients on antitrust and competition matters. He has represented domestic and international companies in complex antitrust litigation, including multidistrict class action disputes. He has helped clients obtain antitrust regulatory clearance for transactions, including advising on pre-merger filing requirements under the HSR Act. Adam has also conducted antitrust compliance training for businesses, and has represented clients in responding to investigations brought by the DOJ, FTC, and state attorneys general.

Adam maintains an active pro bono practice, which has included assisting veterans with Combat-Related Special Compensation claims, representing a tenant before the D.C. Superior Court in litigation with her landlord over numerous Housing Code violations, and helping a client apply for asylum.

Prior to joining Bernstein Shur, Adam was:

  • A senior associate at WilmerHale in Washington, D.C., where his practice focused on complex litigation and antitrust matters.
  • While in law school, Adam interned for the Honorable Jon D. Levy at the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.
  • A law clerk to the Honorable Rudolph Contreras at the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

JD, William & Mary School of Law, 2012, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, Ranked First in Graduating Class
BS, Trinity College, 2009, with honors

Admitted to practice
State of Maine
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
District of Columbia
U.S District Court for the District of Maine
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maine


American Bankruptcy Institute
American Bar Association