Adam Saunders is an associate in the Litigation Department and a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Antitrust Practice Groups. Mr. Saunders has extensive experience with complex commercial matters in both Federal and state court, including insurance and securities class actions, contractual disputes, and antitrust concerns before the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission. In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Saunders regularly advises clients in connection with merger clearance in a range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, insurance, financial products and services, packaging and consumer goods, waste disposal, travel and foodservice distribution. Mr. Saunders also maintains an active pro bono practice representing indigent clients in family, housing, and immigration courts in New York and New Jersey.

Mr. Saunders joined Debevoise in 2017. Mr. Saunders received his J.D. summa cum laude from Rutgers Law School in 2017, where he was a senior editor for the Rutgers University Law Review and selected to the Order of the Coif. Mr. Saunders received his B.S. with honors from the University of Maryland in 2012.


  • Rutgers School of Law – Newark, 2017, J.D.
  • University of Maryland, 2012, B.S.

Bar Admissions

  • New York