Adam J. Basch

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Adam J. Basch

Location:
Springfield, Massachusetts
Phone:
413-693-2787
Fax:
413-739-7740
Email:

"The clients I represent are focused on obtaining results. I take very seriously my responsibility in helping them achieve those results. In my view, the practice of law is driven by results, not intentions. These results can be achieved by a wide variety of means, all of which I make available to my clients."

Adam is a member of the Litigation Department whose areas of expertise include construction litigation, personal injury, general litigation and commercial litigation.

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 2002
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts
  • New York
  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit

Education

  • Western New England University School of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 2002
  • Union College
    • Bachelor of Arts - 1999

Published Works

  • Regional Law Firm Attorneys Honored as 2012 SuperLawyers & Rising Stars , February 21, 2013
  • Your Updated Employee Manual: Amending Your Company’s Policies to Reflect Changing Times , BusinessWest, December 19, 2011
  • Home Repair Following the Tornadoes: The Art of Finding a Contractor and Dealing with Your Insurer , BusinessWest, July 18, 2011
  • Steps to Successful Remodeling: How to Protect Yourself from Unsavory Contractors , BusinessWest, December 6, 2010
  • Lien and Mean - Knowing the Rules Can Help Ensure That You Get Paid for Your Work , BusinessWest, October 26, 2009
  • Lien and Mean - How a Contractor's Failure to Pay Bills Can Become Your Liability , BusinessWest, April 13, 2009
  • Ten Points About : Hiring a Home Contractor , BusinessWest, January 16, 2009
  • Promises, Promises - Navigating the World of Personal Guarantees , BusinessWest, November 10, 2008
  • Are Your Workers as Independent as You Think? - Misclassifying Construction Employees as Independents Can Lead to Serious Problems , BusinessWest, November 14, 2007
  • Workplace Violence and Background Checks , BusinessWest, May 11, 2007
  • Some Advice - on the House - Deadly Sins of a Home Improvement Project , BusinessWest, April 19, 2006
  • Getting Paid for Your Work , BusinessWest, March 7, 2006
  • Employment at Will - A Workplace Reality - Few People Comprehend the Meaning of Their Work Status , BusinessWest, November 28, 2005
  • Don't Be a D/B/A - A Litigator's Warning to the Unincorporated Health Care Practitioner , Healthcare News, August 22, 2005
  • Fear and Loathing of the Punch List - Organization and Preparation Can Help Avoid Costly Disputes , April 4, 2005
  • Lien and Mean - How To Protect Your Property During a Construction Project , BusinessWest, January 26, 2005
  • The Ins and Outs of Personal Guarantees , BusinessWest, January 25, 2005
  • Preventing Construction Litigation - Steps to Remodeling Satisfaction , BusinessWest, May 20, 2004
  • Intimate Partner Violence - A Dangerous Little Secret , October 28, 2003

Classes/Seminars

  • Guest, WARE Radio Show, A Consumer's Guide to Avoiding Construction Litigation, 2004 - Present
  • Instructor, Legal Studies, Bay Path College, 2009 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • SuperLawyers Rising Star Award, Boston Magazine, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012
  • Designated as "SuperLawyer Rising Star" 2010 in Boston Magazine
  • SuperLawyers Rising Stars Award, Boston Magazine, 2009
  • SuperLawyers Rising Star Award Boston Magazine, 2008
  • Recipient: SuperLawyers Rising Star Award Boston Magazine, 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Hampden County Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Pro Bono Activities

  • Secretary: Hampden County Bar Association, 2006-2007
  • Member: Wilbraham Planning Board, 2006 – Present
  • Member: United Way Allocation Committee, 2005 – Present
  • Member: Major Project Review Committee, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, 2005-2006
  • Volunteer: United Way Employee Campaign Coordinator, 2003-Present
  • Secretary: Wilbraham’s Children Museum, 2009 - 2013
  • Trustee: Top Floor Learning Center, 2007
  • Co-President: Italian Cultural Center, 2007
  • Member: Advisory Group, Lighthouse, 2007
  • Corporator: Ludlow Boys and Girls Club, 2004
  • Secretary: Hampden County Bar Association, 2006 - 2007
  • Member: Wilbraham Planning Board, 2006 - Present
  • Member: United Way Allocation Committee, 2005 - Present
  • Member: Major Project Review Committee, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, 2005 - 2006
  • Volunteer: United Way Employee Campaign Coordinator, 2003 - Present

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Education

  • Western New England College School of Law, JD, 2002
  • Union College, Bachelor of Arts, 1999

Bar Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals
  • State of New York
  • State of Connecticut

Awards, Achievements & Appointments

Professional & Community Activities

  • Instructor: Legal Studies, Bay Path College, 2009 - Present
  • Secretary: Hampden County Bar Association, 2006-2007
  • Member: Wilbraham Planning Board, 2006 - Present
  • Member: United Way Allocation Committee, 2005 - Present
  • Member: Major Project Review Committee, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, 2005-2006
  • Volunteer: United Way Employee Campaign Coordinator, 2003 - Present

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Hampden County Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Regional Law Firm Attorneys Honored as 2012 SuperLawyers & Rising Stars
February 21, 2013

Your Updated Employee Manual: Amending Your Company’s Policies to Reflect Changing Times
BusinessWest, December 19, 2011

Home Repair Following the Tornadoes: The Art of Finding a Contractor and Dealing with Your Insurer
BusinessWest, July 18, 2011

Steps to Successful Remodeling: How to Protect Yourself from Unsavory Contractors
BusinessWest, December 6, 2010

Lien and Mean - Knowing the Rules Can Help Ensure That You Get Paid for Your Work
BusinessWest, October 26, 2009

Lien and Mean - How a Contractor's Failure to Pay Bills Can Become Your Liability
BusinessWest, April 13, 2009

Ten Points About : Hiring a Home Contractor
BusinessWest, January 16, 2009

Promises, Promises - Navigating the World of Personal Guarantees
BusinessWest, November 10, 2008

Are Your Workers as Independent as You Think? - Misclassifying Construction Employees as Independents Can Lead to Serious Problems
BusinessWest, November 14, 2007

Workplace Violence and Background Checks
BusinessWest, May 11, 2007

Some Advice - on the House - Deadly Sins of a Home Improvement Project
BusinessWest, April 19, 2006

Getting Paid for Your Work
BusinessWest, March 7, 2006

Employment at Will - A Workplace Reality - Few People Comprehend the Meaning of Their Work Status
BusinessWest, November 28, 2005

Don't Be a D/B/A - A Litigator's Warning to the Unincorporated Health Care Practitioner
Healthcare News, August 22, 2005

Fear and Loathing of the Punch List - Organization and Preparation Can Help Avoid Costly Disputes
April 4, 2005

Lien and Mean - How To Protect Your Property During a Construction Project
BusinessWest, January 26, 2005

The Ins and Outs of Personal Guarantees
BusinessWest, January 25, 2005

Preventing Construction Litigation - Steps to Remodeling Satisfaction
BusinessWest, May 20, 2004

Intimate Partner Violence - A Dangerous Little Secret
October 28, 2003

Guest: WARE Radio Show, A Consumer's Guide to Avoiding Construction Litigation, 2004