Adam Gentle

Adam Gentle

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Adam M. Gentle focuses his practice on commercial litigation, internal investigations, and corporate compliance. He counsels clients in the following practice areas: litigation, intellectual property, compliance and investigations.

Adam has engaged in numerous global investigations regarding potential white-collar criminal and sanctions liability and is active in multiple complex commercial litigation matters. His pro bono work includes representation of tenant-residents faced with eviction in the District of Columbia, participation in simulated Yemeni peace negotiations with The Public International Law & Policy Group in advance of the UN Geneva Peace Summit, and the Children Crossing Borders project assessing the legal rights of unaccompanied minors crossing into Zimbabwe.

Practice Focus

Adam’s practice covers a variety of complex disputes, including breach of contract actions, copyright and trade secret protection and other commercial litigation matters. In addition to advising on risk management and litigation avoidance, Adam represents clients in internal investigations involving alleged violations of anti-corruption and anti-bribery laws globally.


  • District of Columbia~United States


  • Columbia University (BA magna cum laude)
  • George Washington University Law School (JD with honors)


  • English
  • Spanish