Adam Stone is a partner in the firm’s Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group and practices from the firm’s Jackson office. Mr. Stone has represented lenders, financial institutions, mortgage servicers, insurers, and trusts in a variety of class actions, state and federal suits, and arbitrations involving TILA, RESPA, FDCPA, UCC warranty claims, wrongful foreclosure claims, bad faith, and state law lender-liability claims, and he has presented on RESPA compliance issues to the Mississippi Bankers’ Compliance Task Force. Through his representation of these clients, he has developed extensive experience with issues involving venue and jurisdiction, with an emphasis on compelling parties to arbitration.
Mr. Stone’s representation of the lending industry grew out of his experience handling construction disputes. He is a U.S. Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional (LEED-AP) and has represented lenders, owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, design professionals, and manufacturers in construction contract negotiation, drafting, and litigation. Mr. Stone has handled cases dealing with delay, construction defects, bond and lien claims, negligent design, and FHA/ADA accessibility. He regularly presents on construction law issues, and he co-authored the Construction Law Chapter of the Encyclopedia of Mississippi Law and the Mississippi section of the Guide to State Procurement: A 50 State Primer on Purchasing Laws, Processes and Procedures, published by the American Bar Association in 2016.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Adam Stone