Adam C. Ponte is a Commercial Litigation Attorney and Chair of the Litigation Department as well as a member of the firm's Management Committee. His practice is focused on complex civil litigation where he represents businesses and individuals in legal matters such as business litigation, construction disputes and risk management, real estate disputes, and employment litigation. He also handles trust and estate litigation, and has represented trustees and beneficiaries before various probate and family courts. In his construction practice, Mr. Ponte negotiates both commercial and residential construction agreements and litigates on behalf of developers, owners, and contractors. He counsels clients on numerous construction contracts, including those provided by the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) and ConsensusDocs. Mr. Ponte also handles licensing, zoning, and permit matters, including applications before the Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission.
Mr. Ponte received his bachelor’s degree from College of the Holy Cross. He earned his law degree from Boston University School of Law. Mr. Ponte is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and in front of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Before attending law school, Mr. Ponte worked as a business technology consultant with Accenture LLP, Comcast Corporation, and NBCUniversal. During law school, he interned with the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office Cyber Protection Unit. Mr. Ponte was also a summer associate with Collora LLP in Boston and served as a law clerk with The Kraft Group.
Education & Certifications
- Boston University School of Law, J.D.
- College of the Holy Cross
- U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Mr. Ponte is a member of the Holy Cross Lawyers Association, Massachusetts Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, and the Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts. In 2023, Mr. Ponte was named Go To Construction Lawyer by MA Lawyer's Weekly.
Appointed by MA Governor Charlie Baker to serve on statewide Judicial Nominating Commission.