A Colorado native, Adam moved westward to Los Angeles, where he attended Whittier College and graduated cum laude from Loyola Law School. During law school, he served as an assistant to Professor Aaron Caplan, researching the First Amendment issues involved in the use of restraining orders to enjoin civil harassment, and externed for a justice of California’s Second District Court of Appeal.

Following law school, Adam practiced entertainment-focused civil litigation in California and wrote for a variety of outlets on matters involving the First Amendment and the Internet. Adam is a member of the First Amendment Lawyers Association and is a member of the California and Pennsylvania state bars.