Adam T. Schramek

Partner

Fulbright & Jaworski LLP

Adam T. Schramek

Austin

T:+1 512 536 5232

F:+1 512 536 4598

Adam has handled a variety of complex, commercial disputes for businesses across several industries in both state and federal court, as well as before arbitration panels.  Having initially focused on the energy sector, Adam's practice quickly broadened to include commercial litigation in the manufacturing, insurance and health care sectors.  He handles matters on both sides of the docket, aggressively prosecuting and defending commercial claims across multiple jurisdictions.

Additionally, Adam is experienced in e-discovery matters for cases of all sizes. He coordinated e-discovery in an international dispute with one of the nation's largest energy companies as well as several insurance class actions. He has handled the production of electronic information from typical computer systems as well as legacy systems and is familiar with all aspects of e-discovery, including data gathering, processing and production.

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  • Education

    2001 - J.D., with honors, The University of Texas School of Law
    1998 - B.A., summa cum laude with university honors in Political Science, American University

    Adam was admitted to practice law in Texas in 2001. While in law school, he was honored as a member of Order of the Coif and was an editor of the Texas Law Review.

  • Representative experience
    • Nationwide and statewide class actions
    • Copyright and trade secret litigation
    • Director and officer breach of duty claims
    • Complex contract disputes
    • Insurance coverage and commercial indemnity matters
    • Trademark and trade dress disputes
  • Professional activities
    • State Bar of Texas
      • Litigation Section
      • Appellate Section
    • Austin Bar Association
      • Board of Directors (2010 - 2014)
      • Executive Committee (2010 - 2012)
    • Austin Young Lawyers Association
      • President (2011)
      • Executive Committee (2008 - 2012)
      • Board of Directors (2007 - 2012) 
    • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
    • Zach Theatre, Board of Trustees (2013-2014)
  • Professional honors
    •  Texas Rising Star - Thomson Reuters (2008 - 2014)
    • AYLA Outstanding Alumnus Award (2014)
    • AYLA President's Award of Merit (2013)
    • Outstanding AYLA Director (2008)
  • Speaking engagements
    • "Litigation Ethics," Austin Young Lawyers Association, 2014
    • "E-Discovery 101," Austin Litigation School for Corporate Counsel, 2014
    • "How to Avoid the Dreaded In-House Deposition," Association of Corporate Counsel, Austin Chapter, 2013
    • "Avoiding In-House Liability," Cutting Edge CLE Series, 2012
    • "Mastering Discovery Conferences," Office of the Attorney General, 2012
    • "The Polished Brief," Fulbright CLE Series, 2012 
    • "Crafting the E-Discovery Plan," 35th Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference, 2011
    • "Bad Lawyering Caught on Tape," Ethics CLE Panelist, State Bar of Texas and Office of the Attorney General, 2011
    • "The New Amendments to the Federal Rules (E-Discovery)," Austin Bar Association, 2007
  • Publications
  • Licenses
    • Texas State Bar License