Adam Aliano focuses his practice on general commercial litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Aliano served in the United States Navy Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps in various litigation, counsel and leadership roles across the globe. During his service, Mr. Aliano prosecuted or supervised the prosecution of over 75 criminal matters through adjudication and served as agency counsel for numerous civil matters in conjunction with the Department of Justice. He also has extensive experience in criminal and administrative investigations at the federal, state and local levels. 

Before his legal career, Mr. Aliano served as a surface warfare officer in the US Navy, during which time he deployed multiple times in support of national tasking. He received multiple individual and unit awards for his service including his selection as the junior officer leader of the year for all surface forces in the Pacific. He was one of five officers selected for the Navy’s highly competitive legal education program in 2014.

Mr. Aliano also served as an adjunct professor at the United States Naval Academy where he taught courses on constitutional, military and international law. He has authored and co-authored several articles in various forums on a wide range of legal and policy matters.

Mr. Aliano has well over a decade of experience serving as counsel to senior military leaders and continues to serve as a JAG in the Navy Reserves. 


  • Education

    • JD, Harvard Law School, 2017

    • MA, Defense and Strategic Studies, United States Naval War College, 2022

      With highest distinction

      Vice Admiral James H. Doyle Military Operations and International Law Prize

    • BS, Political Science, United States Naval Academy, 2009

      With Merit and Honors

      American Political Science Association Award for Undergraduate Work of the Year (Presidency)

  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts



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