Robert B. Adams

Robert B. Adams

Of Counsel since 2003
McLean, Virginia
703-761-5017 (Direct Line)

Robert Adams has spent the entirety of his legal career exclusively representing injured people in medical malpractice, workers' compensation and other personal injury claims, including those who were injured by exposure to asbestos and Agent Orange.

Over the years he has widely represented injured persons in claims pending in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, in the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, in the U. S. District Courts for the District of Columbia and the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, in the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia and Fourth Circuit, in the Virginia Court of Appeals, in the Virginia Supreme Court, in numerous Virginia Circuit Courts, in the Virginia Workers; Compensation Commission, in the District of Columbia Office of Workers' Compensation, in the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Workers' Compensation Programs and in the U. S. Department of Labor Benefits Review Board.

Personal Note:
I have lived in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area since 1969. My wife and I have three adult children and two grandchildren.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Products Liability
  • Defense Base Act Claims

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Northwestern University
    • Major: Economics

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, D.C.

Past Employment Positions

  • Mordhorst & Adams, Principal, 1997 - 2003
  • Ashcraft & Gerel, Associate and Principal, 1973 - 1997