Adam Z. Bierman



Adam is an associate in the Firm’s Land Use and Natural Resources practice.  Adam counsels clients on a variety of regulatory real estate development issues, with a focus on local government planning, zoning, and environmental review.  Adam is particularly focused on urban housing development in Southern California.

Prior to joining the Firm, Adam spent several years in Los Angeles City Hall.  As a Deputy City Attorney, Adam worked with community stakeholders to address the most problematic nuisance properties in Los Angeles, implementing affirmative civil litigation and other innovative strategies to do so.  He also served as a Project Lead in Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office of Budget and Innovation, where he developed policy and infrastructure to improve the City’s risk management and reduce its civil liabilities.  Adam began his legal career in the Litigation Department at an Am Law Top 5 Firm.

Adam graduated from UC Berkeley School of Law, where he was awarded Order of the Coif.  Prior to attending law school, Adam received his B.A. in Political Science at UCLA, where he graduated summa cum laude and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa.

Bar and Court Admissions

  • State Bar of California


  • J.D., University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2012, Order of the Coif
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2009, summa cum laude