Adam S. Ennis
(724) 749-3180
Office: Southpointe
J.D. Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
B.S. University of Pittsburgh
Licensure: NY | PA | WV
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Adam Ennis is a seasoned commercial and construction litigator. Adam began his law career in New York City before moving to Pittsburgh in the 1990s. In recent years he has worked heavily with the oil and gas, real estate and construction industries. He also has extensive experience handling contract issues and other business disputes for clients in manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and health care. When working with Adam you can expect extraordinary creativity, tenacity and cost-effective case management. Adam believes that it is important to provide frequent and in-depth status reports to his clients throughout each case. Adam has handled cases in federal court, state court, arbitration and mediation. He is a member of the firm’s Energy Litigation, Construction and Business Litigation practice groups. From 2014 through 2017, Adam was Adjunct Professor at the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Law, where he taught Trial Advocacy. In law school he was Executive Editor of the Cardozo Law Review. He is licensed to practice law in New York, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Work Experience

2013 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2007-2013 Jackson Kelly PLLC
2002-2006 Keevican Weiss Baurle & Hirsch LLC
1994-2002 Klett Rooney Liber & Schorling, P.C.
1990-1994 Gordon Altman Butowsky Weitzen Shalov & Wein

Key Experience

Successfully handled oil and gas lease disputes, joint venture disputes and other energy-related litigation
First chair in oil and gas pipeline and gas processing facility construction cases
Represented owners, contractors and subcontractors in construction litigation involving defect allegations, mechanics' liens, prompt payment act claims, and liability for delay

Memberships & Awards

Member, Civil Litigation Section Council, Allegheny County Bar Association
Member, Court Rules Committee, Allegheny County Bar Association
Executive Editor, Cardozo Law Review
Graduated with honors, University of Pittsburgh