Senior Managing Director and General Counsel
Adam B. Frankel is a Senior Managing Director and the firm’s General Counsel.
Prior to joining Evercore in July 2006, Mr. Frankel was senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. from 2003 to 2006, a leading owner and operator of short line and regional freight railroads in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia and Bolivia. Mr. Frankel was also responsible for matters related to human resources and government affairs. Prior to that, Mr. Frankel worked from 1999 until 2003 as a corporate and transactions attorney in the office of the general counsel at Ford Motor Company. From 1995 until 1999, Mr. Frankel was an associate at STB in London and New York.
Mr. Frankel was a member of the board of directors at Picis, Inc. and the board’s compensation and audit committees from 2006 to 2009. Picis, Inc. is an established provider of innovative health care information technology solutions focused on the delivery of patient care in the high acuity areas of the hospital. Mr. Frankel is a member of the Board of Visitors of Stanford Law School and a trustee at the HealthCare Chaplaincy and the Sesame Workshop.
He has a B.A. from Brown University and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.