Adam Blandin – Assistant Professor of Economics at Virginia Commonwealth University
Adam serves as co-lead counsel in several of the largest biotechnology class action lawsuits ever. He has won significant financial relief for his clients while co-developing an innovative economic model to assess crop contamination damages.
The Real-Time Population Survey that he co-developed with Arizona State University economist Alex Bick mirrors those conducted by the Labor Department but is much more up-to-date.
Adam Blandin has been working as an Assistant Professor of Economics at Virginia Commonwealth University since March, conducting research for a PeRQ-funded project that studies the long-term impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on unemployment trends. Along with his colleague, they developed an online survey utilizing real-time data which differs from standard government surveys by including questions about work-from-home numbers and other aspects related to impact of pandemic. Next year they plan on publishing their results.
Adam hails from Columbia, South Carolina. After starting out playing soccer at Dreher High School under coach Matt Hornsby’s direction at Davidson College Blue Devils – garnering three letter wins and making 32 career appearances – Adam excelled as an athlete for Coach Matt Hornsby at Davidson. Notably he added physicality and found his way onto two score sheets during his three year stint.
Adam has garnered national acclaim for his groundbreaking work representing plaintiffs. Chambers USA awarded him Band 1 national recognition in Mainly Plaintiff Litigation Litigation in Illinois. Partnering with DiCello Levitt was an obvious step, as both firms share a dedication to fighting on behalf of people wronged by large corporations.