Overview

Adama K. Wiltshire advises and represents employers in a broad range of labor and employment matters arising under both state and federal law. Prior to joining Littler, she interned with the sole labor and employment in-house counsel at a not-for-profit health care system. She also clerked for Judge Tatjana Schwendinger at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and interned with the legal department at a large, publicly traded corporation.

Before attending law school, Adama worked as ombudsperson and development associate for Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Inc., and as a research analyst in human capital for a medium-sized industrial supplier.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Secretary

Washington University School of Law

Labor and Employment Law Society

Board Member

St. Louis Shakespeare

Volunteer

U-City Family Church

Managing Editor

Washington University Jurisprudence Review

2014-2015

Appellate Advocate

ABA National Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition

2014-2015

Recognition

Recipient, William M. Pomerantz Trial Award

Washington University School of Law

2015

Recipient, Award for Excellence in Oral Advocacy

Washington University School of Law

2013

Recipient, Dean Kent Syverud Scholar in Law Scholarship

Washington University School of Law

Recipient, Best Oral Advocate, Championship Round

John R. Brown Admiralty Law Moot Court Competition

2014

Recipient, Howell Murray Alumni Association Award

University of Chicago

2010

Recipient, Perry Herst Prize

University of Chicago

2010

Recipient, Humanitarian Award

University of Chicago

2010

Valedictorian, Multicultural Students Graduation

University of Chicago

2010

Member, Maroon Key Society

University of Chicago

2009

Recipient, Summer Arts Council Grant

University of Chicago

2009

Recipient, Research Grant for Political Science

University of Chicago

2008

Books & Book Chapters

  • Littler’s Whistleblowing & Retaliation, Sixth Edition treatise, Contributing author
  • Family and Medical Leave Act, Second Edition treatise, Contributing author

Education

  • J.D., Washington University School of Law, 2015
  • B.A., University of Chicago, 2010 With Honors

Bar Admission

Missouri
Illinois

Courts

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois