Hayden Adams received his Bachelor’s Degree with High Honors from the Indiana University School of Music. He was selected as an Arthur Metz Scholar and as a Vice-Presidential Scholar, representing the School of Music on an advisory committee to the Vice-President of the University.
Mr. Adams received his Master of Fine Arts Degree from the University of Delaware Professional Theatre Training Program.
Mr. Adams received his J.D. from Loyola Law School. Mr. Adams’ article “Insider Trading Law that Works: Using Newman and Salman to Update Dirks’ Personal Benefit Standard” (Loyola Law Review, Vol. 49.4) won the David W. Burcham Best Student Article Award. While in law school, Mr. Adams served as a Note and Comment Editor on the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review.
Mr. Adams conducts investigations in harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and other employment-related matters. He has conducted investigations in a variety of fields including banking, healthcare, entertainment, manufacturing, real estate, restaurants, non-profits, and public entities.
Mr. Adams has litigated employment-related claims for both employers and employees in state and federal court, before the Labor Commissioner, as well as in arbitration. He has also advised employers and created employee handbooks. He is licensed in California.
Upon graduating from Loyola Law School, Mr. Adams worked as a judicial clerk in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. He also completed externships with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Criminal Division, and the U.S. District Court.
Mr. Adams is a certificate holder of the Association of Workplace Investigators, Inc. (AWI-CH), as well as a member. He is also a member of the Labor & Employment sections of the California Lawyers Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the Beverly Hills Bar Association.
Before attending law school, Mr. Adams worked in the entertainment industry as a professional actor, singer, and screenwriter.