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Adesola K. Adegbesan is a member of the Labor and Employment Practice in Greenberg Traurig's Philadelphia office. She concentrates her practice on defending corporate clients in matters concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. She advises and counsels employers on workplace policies and procedures that ensure compliance with applicable laws as well as supports litigation matters defending allegations of disparate and, or, hostile work treatment and environments, discrimination, and retaliation. In her engagements, she leverages additional litigation skills and experience she has amassed through handling products liability matters involving personal injury.

Capabilities

Experience

  • Drafts, reviews, and negotiates various employment contracts and documents, including employment agreements, workplace and vendor codes of conduct, employee handbooks, severance packages, and settlement agreements.
  • Assisted in the defense of one of the largest top 10 U.S. motorcycle manufacturers in various national breach of warranty suits, including independent management of repair investigations and analysis of inspection results.°
  • Assisted in the defense of major hospitals and medical practitioners across New Jersey in multiple malpractice suits, including handling depositions, managing immense discovery, and developing unique defenses for claims.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Adegbesan prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Legal Intern, TE Connectivity Corporation, 2017
  • Legal Intern, Delaware Law School Veterans Law Clinic, 2017
  • Judicial Intern, Hon. Michael M. Baylson, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2016
  • International Intern, Italian Parliament, 2013
  • Legal Intern, Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, 2012

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, The Legal Intelligencer, Young Lawyer Editorial Board, 2022-Present
  • Board Member, Board of Directors (Arc of Middlesex County), 2020-Present
  • Member, Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia, 2015-Present
  • Member, Association of Black Women Lawyers of New Jersey, 2019- Present
  • Mentor, Girls Inc. of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey, 2021
  • Court Appointed Mediator (Civil Litigation and Landlord/Tenant), Burlington County Superior Court, 2018-2020

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., Widener University Delaware Law School
    • Superior Author, Delaware Journal of Corporate Law
  • B.B.A., Temple University Fox School of Business, 2015
Clerkships
  • Hon. Terrence R. Cook, Presiding Judge, Criminal, Superior Court of New Jersey, 2018-2019
Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey