Perspectiva General

John H. Adams, Jr. represents clients in a broad range of employment law and labor matters. John has experience in both single-plaintiff and class action litigation, including cases involving claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, wage and hour violations and violations under the Private Attorneys General Act. John aggressively defends clients in state and federal courts, binding arbitration and administrative forums. He also has extensive experience resolving cases through negotiation and mediation. 

Prior to joining Littler, John worked at a Bay Area law firm where his practice focused on all aspects of civil litigation, from pre-filing through appeal, with a particular emphasis on business and commercial matters. 

During law school, John externed for the Hon. Garland E. Burrell, Jr. in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California. He taught written and oral advocacy skills to second-year law students in the McGeorge Appellate and International Advocacy Program, was a member of the Anthony M. Kennedy American Inn of Court, and served as associate articles editor for the Pacific McGeorge Global Business & Development Law Journal. Prior to law school, he was a journalist, most recently as the Sunday sports editor for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

Afiliaciones Profesionales y Comunitarias


Sacramento County Bar Association


Named, Rising Star

Northern California

Super Lawyers


Named, Top Lawyer

Employment and Labor

Sacramento Magazine


Named, Traynor Honor Society

University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law



  • J.D., University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, 2007With Distinction
  • A.B., University of California, Davis, 1995

Admisión de la barra



  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California