Steven J. Adamski is a partner with Adamski Moroski Madden Cumberland & Green LLP. Since 1981, the focus of Mr. Adamski's practice has been complex business litigation and transactions. He has represented clients in a wide range of matters including partnership and corporate matters, breach of contract, antitrust, unfair competition, cybertheft, water rights and sports law.
Mr. Adamski is a native of San Luis Obispo, California. He received his B.A. from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1978 and his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall) in 1981.
Upon graduating from law school, Mr. Adamski accepted a two-year judicial clerkship with the Honorable Spencer A. Williams, United States District Court Judge for the Northern District of California. From 1983 until 1988, he practiced in San Francisco with the law firms of Miller, Starr & Regalia, and Khourie, Crew & Jaeger.
In 1988 he moved to San Luis Obispo where he was a partner with the firm of Sinsheimer, Schiebelhut & Baggett. In 2001 he left to form Adamski Moroski Madden & Green LLP.
Mr. Adamski is an expert in federal civil procedure. He is one of the original authors and editors of The Rutter Group's Federal Civil Procedure Before Trial, California's leading treatise on federal civil procedure. Mr. Adamski lectures regularly on the subject to other attorneys.
He has served as a delegate to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference. Mr. Adamski is a member of both the State Bar of California and the San Luis Obispo County Bar Association. He is a past president of the San Luis Obispo County Bar Association.
Since 1995, Mr. Adamski has provided legal services to the Golden State Warriors, the Bay Area's National Basketball Association franchise. Starting in 1995, he acted as the franchise's special litigation counsel. From 2001 until 2011 he was the team's general counsel. During this period, Mr. Adamski handled a number of complex matters and disputes for the franchise including, among others, matters involving employment, player related disputes, breach of contract, financing, sponsorships and broadcast rights. He regularly represented the franchise in its ongoing relations with both the City of Oakland and the County of Alameda. He continues to advise the team on a variety of legal matters.
Mr. Adamski's family ties to the Central Coast date back several generations. He currently lives in San Luis Obispo with his family.