Meet Our Lawyer
Adam B. Portnow
Adam B. Portnow is the founder of the our firm, and draws upon his experience having represented clients since 2008 in cases ranging from civil litigation matters to probate to prosecution of U.S. patent and trademark applications in providing professional, ethical, dedicated representation focused on results.
Adam is a graduate of Riverview High School in Sarasota. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Digital Arts and Sciences from the University of Florida College of Computer Information Sciences and Engineering. For his work in digital arts and computing, Adam received the University of Florida President’s Award for Outstanding Achievement. Adam served as a co-founder and President of the Association of Digital Arts and Media, and was a regular contributor to the++silica entity, a group of artists, musicians, and engineers collaborating on improvised digital media performances distributed in real-time through non-traditional mediums.
Adam received his Juris Doctorate from St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami Gardens, Florida. During his time in law school, Adam served as Executive Editor of the St. Thomas Law Review, Editor-in-Chief of the student newspaper Plead the Fifth, and as Secretary of the St. Thomas Chapter of the National Jewish Law Student Association.
Adam is a member of both the Sarasota and Manatee County Bar Associations, having served as President of the SCBA Young Lawyers Division. He is also an Barrister in the Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of Court, and a member of the American Bar Association’s General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division. Adam was also former Editor of the Sarasota County Bar's monthly newspaper, The Docket.
Dedicated to serving his community, Adam regularly volunteers with Teen Court of Sarasota, Inc., Temple Beth Sholom, and is a former Board member of Chabad of Sarasota.
Originally from the State of New York, Adam is a die-hard New York Yankees and Giants fan. Along with his love of baseball, Adam's work in digital art and computing continues to be his hobby.