Adam J. Sunstrom

Associate

Mr. Sunstrom is an associate in the Atlanta office of Johnson Fistel.  Prior to joining Johnson Fistel, Mr. Sunstrom worked for the Georgia Secretary of State as an enforcement attorney, where he conducted investigations and brought enforcement actions against entities and individuals for violations of the Georgia Uniform Securities Act.

During his third year of law school, Mr. Sunstrom interned at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the Enforcement Division’s Complex Financial Instruments Unit, which investigates fraud in connection with sophisticated financial instruments. While at the SEC, Mr. Sunstrom invested insider trading violations and the manipulation of asset valuations.

Areas of Practice: Mr. Sunstrom focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, including securities class actions and shareholder derivative actions.

Professional Qualifications: Mr. Sunstrom was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in November of 2018 and is currently admitted in good standing with the following courts:

  • The United States District Courts for the Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia
  • All State and Superior Courts of Georgia
  • The Georgia Court of Appeals
  • The Georgia Supreme Court

Educations and Awards: In 2018, Mr. Sunstrom graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law, where he served as a Notes Editor on the Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law and was a member of Mock Trial finishing as a Quarter-finalist in the J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition.  Mr. Sunstrom graduated summa cum laude from the University of West Georgia in 2015 with degree in Political Science.

Publications:

China: Environmental Protectionist or Economic Protectionism, 46 Ga. J. Int’l & Comp. L. 873 (2018).

Community and Volunteer Activities:

Mr. Sunstrom is a member of the Rotary Club of Midtown Atlanta, and serves on the Public Image Committee.