Adam Warren is a managing director in the Chicago office and part of the Disputes and Investigations practice. He has over 28 years of experience in the financial services industry working with numerous firms on trading, valuation, investments, operational and risk management issues for a wide variety of global clients. Adam provides dispute consulting, investigations and expert testimony services to clients.
Adam specializes in financial services industry issues with an emphasis on valuation of financial, commodity and complex derivative instruments; trading systems and processes; financial markets and exchanges; high frequency and algorithmic trading; technology and operations; and market, credit and operational risk management of financial, derivative and commodity products. He has assisted more than 15 securities and derivative exchanges as well as numerous brokerage firms, clearing houses, hedge funds and investment management companies globally.
Adam also provides court and arbitration testimony. He has testified in Federal Courts as well as several state courts. Also, Adam has testified in Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and other SRO arbitrations regarding issues such as industry standards and practices, HFT and Algorithmic trading, alleged front running, insider trading, Regulation SHO and NMS violations, valuation and structure of auction rate securities and the nature of the auction rate securities market, options trading and complex derivative valuation.
Adam has presented at industry and legal events and has authored numerous articles on risk management, complex securities and financial markets. He holds an A.B. in History and an M.B.A in Finance from the University of Chicago.