Adam Hemlock

  • Lecturer in Law

Adam Hemlock is a partner in the antitrust practice group at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, where he regularly represents clients in civil and criminal antitrust investigations and litigations as well as commercial litigations and disputes.

Hemlock is an adjunct professor at Columbia Law School, where he teaches a class on international cartels. Hemlock is listed in Chambers and Legal 500, where he was named as a Rising Star for his work in civil and criminal antitrust matters.

Hemlock regularly represents clients in criminal antitrust investigations by the Department of Justice, and has served as lead coordinating counsel for clients under investigation in multiple jurisdictions, including the European Union, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, and Brazil.

He routinely defends clients in cartel class-action lawsuits across the U.S. In addition to cartel litigation, Hemlock has litigated a variety of private antitrust litigation cases, including disputes regarding exclusivity, bundling and tying, and joint ventures.

Hemlock is currently the vice-chair of the cartel and criminal practice committee of the American Bar Association antitrust section, and previously served as vice-chair of the intellectual property committee. He is a member of the board of directors of practicing attorneys for Law Students Program, Inc. and a member of the New York City Hispanic affinity group. He heads the firm’s asylum practice team, and routinely represents asylum applicants in administrative proceedings before the Department of Homeland Security and in federal courts.