Justene M. Adamec, Senior Associate

Justene M. Adamec has over 30 years of civil litigation experience, including representing clients in mediations, arbitrations, and trials. Her trial experience includes complex cases in unfair business competition and non-compete cases, malicious prosecution, and business divorces and disputes. In her past, she has volunteered as a mediator and arbitrator for the Los Angeles Superior Court, served as an Administrative Law Judge for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and served as a member and co-chair of the Business Litigation Committee for the California Lawyer Association. She has published numerous legal articles and is a contributing author to Litigating and Judging California Business Entity Governance Disputes. She is a committed member of Rotary International and is currently serving as President of the Pasadena Rotary Club. She is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Pasadena Rotary Foundation and a member of the Board of Governors for the University Club of Pasadena. She was included in Pasadena Magazine’s 2023 list of Top Lawyers.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of Buffalo
  • Juris Doctorate, Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles
  • Editor-in-Chief, Southwestern University Law Review

Areas of Practice:

  • General Business Litigation
  • Unfair Business Competition
  • Business Ownership Disputes and Dissolution
  • Insurance Defense