Barbara Adams | San Francisco | Hogan Lovells

Barbara Adams

Senior Attorney Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment




Barbara Adams
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Barbara Adams has a diverse litigation background that includes an emphasis on Proposition 65 litigation and toxic torts claims involving asbestos, lead, and mold.

Barbara’s courtroom background is extensive. An experienced lead trial and appellate attorney, she has taken over 25 cases to verdict and has commenced more than 100 trials. She also has experience litigating personal injury, product defect, premises liability, and wrongful termination claims, as well as claims arising under California's Lemon Law.

With a keen focus on providing superior quality work, Barbara is equally adept at resolving cases without resort to litigation. Barbara has briefed and argued cases before the California Courts of Appeal and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Super Lawyers has included Barbara among the area’s top attorneys for many years in recognition of her litigation excellence.


  • J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law, 1981
  • B.A., California State University, Fullerton, 1977
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • California
Court admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit