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J. Adam Tate

Adam Tate

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Phoenix, Arizona

Adam Tate represents individuals, corporations, institutions and insurance companies throughout the United States in a wide range of civil litigation matters, with a focus on insurance bad faith, insurance defense, product liability, premises liability, construction litigation, personal injury, and commercial litigation. He has experience in all phases of civil litigation and has successfully represented clients in arbitrations, mediations, depositions, appeals, and various hearings before the federal and state courts in Arizona and New Mexico.

Recently, Mr. Tate obtained summary judgment on behalf of a national retailer in a negligence/breach of contract action, and was instrumental in obtaining a voluntary dismissal on behalf of a large property insurer facing breach of contract and bad faith claims by a national development firm seeking several hundred thousand dollars in damages.

Mr. Tate also has experience in commercial transaction matters, including commercial contract review, consultation, and preparation.

Mr. Tate earned his law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law in 2009 where he graduated summa cum laude and was elected a member of the Order of the Coif. Prior to law school, he earned a Bachelor of Arts from Arizona State University.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury/Wrongful Death
  • Construction Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico, 2009
  • Arizona, 2012


  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
    • Juris Doctor summa cum laude - 2009
  • Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
    • Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude - 2004
    • Major: Political Science

Past Employment Positions

  • Allen, Shepherd, Lewis, Syra & Chapman, P.C., Albuquerque, New Mexico, Associate Attorney, 2009 - 2011