Adam Brandon is a member of Rogers Towers’ Litigation Department. His practice is concentrated in the areas of complex commercial litigation, construction litigation, liability defense litigation, and banking litigation.

Previous Professional Experience

Mr. Brandon served in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps as the Command Judge Advocate at Naval Air Station Jacksonville. In that capacity, he led a legal team that provided high-visibility general counsel advice to the Installation Commanding Officer as well as 110 major and mid-level commands on military justice, fiscal law, ethics, Freedom of Information Act requests, public-private venture housing, investigations, and regulatory compliance.  He previously practiced for three years as a criminal defense attorney before courts-martial and administrative hearings.

A veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Mr. Brandon deployed to Baghdad, Iraq, where he worked with Iraqi judges and attorneys to prosecute cases against 130 Iraqi detainees affiliated with groups such as Al Qaeda and Jayish Al-Mahdi. As a liaison to the Central Criminal Court of Iraq, he directed cases for offenses such murder, terrorism, kidnapping, and torture.  He also mentored Iraqi judges and attorneys on the use of forensic evidence and international legal norms.

Mr. Brandon continues his military service as a Lieutenant Commander in the Navy Reserve.   


Representative Matters


  • Wheaton College, B.A. magna cum laude, 2004
  • University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D. magna cum laude, 2007
  • U.S. Naval War College, M.A. Defense and Strategic Studies 2018 (with Highest Distinction)

Bar Association Memberships

  • The Florida Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • St. Johns County Bar Association
  • Georgia Bar Association

Military Experience

  • Command Judge Advocate, Naval Air Station Jacksonville
  • Trial Liaison Officer, Central Criminal Court of Iraq
  • Defense Counsel, Naval Legal Service Office North Central

Awards and Distinctions

  • Florida Super Lawyers®, "Rising Star" (Business Litigation), 2017-2019
  • Executive Editor, Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy
  • Joint Service Commendation Medal
  • Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (1 Gold Star)
  • Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Leadership Florida, Connect Class IX
  • First District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission, 2019-2023
  • James Madison Institute, Leadership Fellowship, Class of 2018
  • Chester Bedell American Inn of Court, Barrister
  • Federalist Society Jacksonville Lawyers Chapter, President
  • Church of the Redeemer, Vestry Member
  • Greater Arlington Republican Club, President
  • Jacksonville Regional Political Leadership Institute, Class of 2014