Stephanie Adamo



Stephanie Adamo is a litigation associate with Foley & Lardner LLP. Ms. Adamo’s practice focuses on general commercial litigation, government enforcement defense, and internal investigations. Ms. Adamo assists corporate clients in a variety of industries through all phases of litigation and alternative dispute resolution.

Prior to law school, Ms. Adamo worked as an education specialist and special education teacher in the San Diego Unified and Chicago Public School districts.

Representative Experience

  • Represented a publicly traded ceding company in arbitration of a significant reinsurance dispute with a global reinsurer
  • Secured favorable settlement in a negligence claim filed against a Fortune 200 company
  • Managed fact discovery, including taking depositions, for a private company in a contract dispute
  • Interviewed high level officials in audit of employment practices of a large municipality
  • Represented a publicly traded financial institution in responding to a grand jury subpoena


Ms. Adamo earned her law degree, cum laude, from Northwestern University, Pritzker School of Law (J.D., 2016), where she served as managing editor of Northwestern Journal of Technology & Intellectual Property. During this time she also co-founded Northwestern University Street Law. Ms. Adamo completed her bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, in journalism at the University of Southern California (B.A., 2009).


Ms. Adamo is a member of the American Bar Association and the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois.

Community Engagement

Ms. Adamo is actively involved in the Chicago Foundation for Women through the organization’s Young Women’s Giving Counsel.


Ms. Adamo is admitted to practice in Illinois. She is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.