Derek Adams


Derek M. Adams is a partner in Potomac Law Group’s D.C. Office focusing his practice on False Claims Act defense, white-collar matters, government investigations, and litigation.

A former trial attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice, Mr. Adams represents individuals, businesses, and nonprofits in civil, criminal, and regulatory matters related to financial transactions, health care, small business administration loans, government procurement, research, and education.

Mr. Adams began his legal career at a leading Am Law 50 law firm, representing clients in high-stakes litigation, including allegations of False Claims Act liability, securities fraud, common law fraud, fraudulent inducement, breach of contract, and breach of fiduciary duty.