Overview
Publications

Adam Maldonado is an associate in Hirschfeld Kraemer’s San Francisco office. His practice focuses on employment litigation, investigations, and harassment prevention training. Adam has successfully represented employers in single plaintiff and class action litigation matters involving allegations of sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination in both state and federal courts. Well-versed in the courtroom, Adam has defended and prepared clients for mediation and arbitration proceedings.

Drawing on his significant experience as a former prosecutor, Adam’s practice involves advising and counseling employers during internal investigations. Adam has conducted multi-state internal investigations on behalf of clients into matters involving the theft of employer trade secrets, the misappropriation of confidential company information, and breaches of fiduciary duties.

Prior to joining the firm, Adam was an Assistant District Attorney in San Francisco and a Deputy District Attorney in Alameda County, where he individually prosecuted over 50 trials to verdict and routinely conducted investigations with a range of state and federal law enforcement agencies.

An active member of the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF), Adam has previously served on the BASF Barristers Board of Directors (2014-2016) and has for years participated in BASF’s Mock Trial and Day in Court programs.

Sweeping Changes to Campus Investigations Following New Title IX Rules,” The California Workplace Advisor (Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP blog), May 7, 2020

Planning For The Rebound: Step 5 – Passing The Test: COVID-19 Screening In The Workplace,” The California Workplace Advisor (Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP blog), May 1, 2020

Education

J.D., University of California, Hastings College of Law, 2009

B.A., Whitman College, 2006

Judicial

Judicial Extern to the Honorable Teri L. Jackson, San Francisco Superior Court

Admissions

California

United State District Court, Northern District of California