Angela D. Adams is a member of the firm’s investment management practice, focusing primarily on providing counsel on private equity matters.

Practice & Background

Ms. Adams assists established and first-time fund sponsors in organizing and structuring domestic and international private equity funds, advises sponsors on fund formation and private securities offerings, and provides ongoing counsel to fund sponsors in transactional and operational issues. She also regularly represents institutional investors acquiring and selling positions in private equity funds, both on a primary basis and on the secondary market. Ms. Adams devotes a portion of her practice to advising family offices on formation, regulatory and operational matters.

In addition to her private equity practice, Ms. Adams provides ongoing counsel on a pro bono basis to a community-based organization focused on the mentoring and development of at-risk youth through a boxing athletics program. She also participates in a client initiative on ways to foster diversity in its legal representation.

Prior to joining Akin Gump in 2006, Ms. Adams was a senior consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton, a leading strategy and technology consulting firm.

Awards & Accolades

  • Recommended by Legal 500 US in Investment Fund Formation and Management: Private Equity Funds (2016).