Overview

Adama K. Wiltshire represents large corporations, nonprofits, and mom-and-pop shops in various aspects of traditional labor and complex employment litigation including:

  • Labor grievances and arbitrations
  • Unfair labor practice proceedings
  • Union representation campaigns and post-election hearings before the National Labor Relations Board
  • Discrimination, retaliation and sexual harassment claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Wage and hour claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Developing employee handbooks, policies and employment agreements
  • Providing trainings to clients on workplace violence, disability discrimination and other matters

Prior to joining Littler, Adama served as law clerk to Judge Tatjana Schwendinger at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Adama also interned with the legal department at a large, publicly traded corporation and at a midsized healthcare provider in the Midwest.

Adama served on the firm’s Associates Council and as the executive director of the National Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Pipeline Initiative Program from 2019 to 2020.

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

Named, National Employment Law Council Academy Fellow

2018

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, 2010With Honors

Bar Admission

Pennsylvania
Missouri
Illinois

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois