Adam J. Horowitz, Goodwin Procter LLP Associate, practices Intellectual Property Litigation and is a member of the firm’s Cannabis practice.

Adam J. Horowitz

Adam J. Horowitz
New York
+1 212 459 7182

Adam J. Horowitz is an associate in Goodwin’s Intellectual Property Litigation practice and a member of the firm’s Cannabis practice. Adam has represented large pharmaceutical and technology companies in patent and Lanham Act litigation. In his cannabis practice, Adam has represented emerging cannabis companies, multistate operators, adjacent companies (i.e., non-plant touching), and hemp operators in regulatory, compliance, and licensing matters. As a litigator, Adam has extensive experience in federal and state court, as well as in arbitration.


  • Represented and assisted multiple cannabis operators in securing cultivation, manufacturing, and dispensary licenses from the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission
  • Counseled multiple cannabis operators seeking adult-use licenses from New York’s Office of Cannabis Management
  • Defended large pharmaceutical company in patent litigation
  • Represented large pharmaceutical company in Lanham Act litigation
  • Counseled hemp operators on multistate compliance issues
  • Negotiated Management Services Agreement on behalf of cannabis operator
  • Prepared compliance plan and best practices guidance for national marketing firm’s cannabis practice
  • Represented non-plant touching company in employment matter concerning non-compete and non-solicitation agreements
  • Represented company director at AAA arbitration
  • Successfully secured favorable results on dispositive motions in both federal and state court

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2022, Adam worked as an associate in Cole Schotz, P.C. and Mound Cotton Collan & Green Grass, LLP’s New York offices.




Boston University School of Law

(cum laude, Litigation and Dispute Resolution Concentration with honors)


University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

(with distinction)



  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Massachusetts


  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey