Biography

Adam Shub is a partner in Preti Flaherty’s Litigation and Bankruptcy, Creditors Rights & Business Restructuring Practice Groups. His practice focuses on representing banks, lenders, loan servicers, and creditors in commercial loan workouts and all types of complex disputes in state and federal court. Since the foreclosure crisis, Adam emerged as a leading advocate for lenders challenged by Maine’s evolving law on the enforcement of mortgages. He has argued and won several cases before Maine’s Supreme Court. Adam has also successfully defended or negotiated favorable settlements in lender liability actions and matters alleging violations of federal mortgage servicing guidelines and fair debt collection practices.

Adam also specializes in litigating real estate disputes. This includes the representation of title insurance companies, businesses, and Mainers protecting their property rights. Adam recently won at trial on behalf of a group of oceanfront property owners who were denied beach access by a neighbor. The property owners’ rights to the beach were secured and the court awarded money damages. His practice also includes the representation of commercial landlords and clients who need help to recover money owed for goods and services.

Prior to his legal career, Adam was an award-winning broadcast journalist. He was a news anchor and reporter at television stations in Bangor, Maine and Charlotte, North Carolina.

Professional Activities

  • Maine State Bar Association
  • Cumberland Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Maine Bankers Association
    • Commercial Lending Committee
    • Collections Committee
  • Maine Justice Foundation
    • Bar Fellow

Honors & Recognition

  • Listed in Woodward/White's The Best Lawyers in America

Civic and Charitable Activities

  • Leadership Maine, Baskahegan Class, Maine Development Foundation
  • Maine Real Estate Commission (2013 - 2019)
    • 2019 - Chairman
    • 2018 - Vice-Chairman
    • 2015 - Chairman
  • Yarmouth Little League - President
  • Yarmouth Community Services - Youth Coach

Firm Highlights

Press Coverage

Maine State Police Announces Restructuring After 3 Weeks of Declining to Share Details

On June 10, the Maine State Police announced plans to reorganize troop deployment and delegation of manpower in line with revised law enforcement priorities. The announcement follows several weeks of secretive posturing and a lack...

Publication

How Does the Collapse of Roe v. Wade Impact Employer Health Plans?

On June 24, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned its prior decisions in  Roe v. Wade  and  Planned Parenthood v. Casey , which held that the U.S. Constitution prohibits states from banning abortion or...

Publication

Changes Affecting Employment Authorization for L-2, E, and H-4 Dependent Spouses

On November 12, 2021, USCIS announced that L-2 and E dependent spouses are no longer required to apply for an EAD to work in the United States. Instead, L-2 and E dependent spouses are...

Press Coverage

Court Orders State Police to Reveal More Details About Misconduct by Troopers

Previously concealed records of trooper misconduct by the Maine State Police must be provided in response to public records requests by the press, according to a ruling by Judge William R. Anderson of Penobscot Superior...

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Primary Round-Up

Primary Round-Up As you are probably aware, primary elections in Maine took place on Tuesday, June 14, and there were a handful that could be significant to the general election outcome in November. Congressional...

News

Sixteen Preti Flaherty Attorneys Selected as Chambers USA Leaders in Their Field

Sixteen Preti Flaherty attorneys and six practice groups have been selected for inclusion in the 2022 Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business , the highly regarded directory of leading attorneys and...

News

Preti Flaherty Files Human Trafficking and Forced Labor Lawsuit Against Church of Scientology

Preti Flaherty attorneys Greg Hansel, Shana Solomon, and Ellie Quinby filed a human trafficking and forced labor lawsuit against the Church of Scientology on behalf of three plaintiffs claiming decades of forced labor, intimidation, coercion...

Press Coverage

Five Major Norwegian Salmon Companies Agree to $85 Million Settlement in Antitrust Case

Preti Flaherty announced today that a Miami federal Court has granted preliminary approval to an $85 million settlement agreement in an antitrust case involving alleged price fixing of farmed salmon sold in the United...

News

Racial Justice Fund Seeks Applications for Second Round of Grants

The Maine Justice Foundation is pleased to announce the second round of grants from the Racial Justice Fund. The Foundation will accept applications for grants of up to $10,000 from June 1-15, 2022. The...

Publication

What Are My Options If My H-1B Registration Was Not Selected?

The H-1B nonimmigrant visa category allows employers to sponsor foreign nationals performing work in a “specialty occupation.” This typically requires an offer of employment in a job requiring at least a U.S. bachelor’s degree...