Sheila R. Adams
  1. Associate

Ms. Adams is an associate in Davis Polk's Litigation Department.

Of Note

  • Member, Government Ethics and State Affairs Committee, New York City Bar, 2016-present

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2013
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Carl E. Stewart, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 2012-2013
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Raymond A. Jackson, U.S. District Court, E.D. Virginia, 2011-2012

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. New York
  • U.S. District Court, S.D. New York


  • B.A., Sociology, Harvard University, 2005
  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2011
    • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
    • Outstanding Clinical Student Award
    • Editor in Chief, Columbia Journal of Race and Law