Contact Information

Direct: (504) 380-0292


Adam Massey is an experienced trial litigator and appellate advocate whose practice focuses on assisting insurance industry partners investigating fraud, defending bad-faith litigation, and providing coverage analysis. In addition, Adam represents fathers involved in custody and divorce disputes.

Adam is a founding member of Strauss Massey Dinneen llc. Prior thereto, Adam was a member at a downtown New Orleans firm, where he practiced from 2005 through 2019. Adam graduated cum laude from Tulane University Law School in 2004. While at Tulane, Adam held a Rule XX limited law license while he worked for the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office as a prosecutor in the felony and homicide units. Adam graduated magna cum laude from Northeastern University in Boston in 2000. While at Northeastern, Adam studied Mandarin Chinese at the Nanying Institute of Technology in Singapore.

Publications and Speaking Engagements

  • Writing to Persuade – Tulane Law School, Summer, 2018, 2019
  • Insurance Bad Faith “Set-Up” in Louisiana – National Business Institute – 2019
  • Insurance Bad Faith “Set-Up” in Louisiana – National Business Institute – 2016
  • The Appraisal Clause: Viewpoints from Policyholder and Defense Counsel – New Orleans Bar Association – 2015
  • Affordable Care Act: Impact on Injury Settlements – National Business Institute – 2014
  • Legal Ethics: Hot Topics and Current Events – National Business Institute – 2013
  • Underwriting Fraud: Practical Guidance to Prevent and Mitigate RiskThe Knowledge Congress Webcast Series – 2013
  • Terrorism Coverage Under Personal Lines Policies: An Overview – DRI Covered Events -2013
  • Discovery Strategies in Bad Faith Insurance Suits – ACI Bad Faith Conference – 2013
  • Bad Faith & the Handling of SIU Claims – IASIU Conference – 2013
  • Deconstructing Your Opponents Expert – Attorney In-House Presentation – 2010
  • Louisiana Casualty Ins. Law Post –Katrina/Rita: A Flood of Changes – IASIU Conference 2006

Recognition and Honors

  • Louisiana Super Lawyers Magazine Rising Stars List, 2014

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Tulane Law School; Adjunct Professor; Course: “Writing to Persuade”
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Louisiana Exiles (state all-star high school rugby team); head coach, 2014-present


  • Tulane University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2004
  • Northeastern University, Boston, B.A., magna cum laude, 2000

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Louisiana – All State and Federal Courts