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David K. Adam

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David represents corporate and individual clients in a wide range of matters such as contracts, leases, employee disputes, mergers, insurance and related litigation.  He has helped companies achieve benefits via appeals related to property and manufacturer taxes, sales/use and excise taxes along with consultation regarding registration and license matters. David can also defend against challenges initiated by State, Local and Federal tax departments in tax compliance controversies.  He has served in corporate roles including those of Accounting Controller, Business Owner, Chief Financial Officer, and State and Local Tax Consultant.  As a result, he appreciates what consumers of legal services seek.  David has also served as a Board Member for various charitable and corporate entities in numerous industries. 

David implements an interdisciplinary approach to his clients' legal matters by working closely with their client's executives, in-house counsel, operating personnel and other consultants. He also staffs matters with other attorneys at UGBB to leverage diverse experiences in business litigation, personal injury, divorce, real estate, trusts, wills and probate estates for purposes of planning and resolving disputes.  David's varied experience combined with a spirit of collaboration, allow him to bring a comprehensive perspective to his clients' cases.  As one of the firm's partners, he seeks practical, cost-effective resolutions, while keeping in mind the long-term implications of each matter. 



  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D.
  • University of Missouri - St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
    • Master of Accounting
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • University of Missouri - St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
    • B.S.B.A.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Accounting

Ancillary Businesses

  • IRS Enrolled Agent Representing Taxpayers before the IRS
  • Business Consulting-Negotiating Company Sales/Purchases.

Fraternities Or Sororities

  • Beta Alpha Psi
  • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Phi Kappa Phi

Current Position

  • Partner

Practice Areas:

  • Business & Commercial Law, Contracts
  • Business Organizations, Business Successions, Closely Held Businesses
  • Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures
  • Sales & Use Taxes
  • Estate Planning, Living Wills, Probate
  • Taxation Law, Income Taxation, Payroll Taxes
  • Administrative Law
  • Land Use & Zoning, Property (Ad Valorem) Taxes
  • Loan Workouts
  • Partnerships, Reorganizations, Shareholders' Rights
  • Transportation & Vehicle Registration
  • Property Tax Assessment Appeals
  • Manufacturer's Tax Appeals


  • University of Missouri Presidential Citation for Service
  • University of Missouri - St. Louis Chancellor's Service Award

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri