Adam Streisand

Partner, Chair of Private Wealth and Fiduciary Litigation  |  Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

United States


Estates: Contentious

Trusts & Trusteeship

Trusts: Contentious

Office Location

United States

Professional Biography

“Adam Streisand is the estate litigator to the rich and famous, where his legacy in the courtroom looms large whenever it concerns a dispute involving trusts, estates and conservatorships.” He is credited with "rescuing" both Los Angeles NBA teams, representing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer at trial against Donald Sterling over the Clippers, and Jeanie Buss in litigation over control of the Lakers. Streisand also represents Dea Berberian and Georgia Angelos in litigation involving succession and control over the LA Chargers and Baltimore Orioles, respectively. Streisand is repeatedly named one of the top trial lawyers in the U.S. for these and many other victories in battles over the estates of Michael Jackson, Tom Petty, Hugh Hefner, Muhammad Ali, Ray Charles, Marilyn Monroe, Marlon Brando, Barry White, Dennis Hopper, Michael Crichton, Anna Nicole Smith, Rodney Dangerfield, Rock Hudson, Joey Bishop, Bing Crosby, Gore Vidal, Carroll Shelby, Alan Thicke, and many others.

What is your favorite restaurant to take a client or colleague to?

L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon, Hotel de Pont Royal

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?

From my grandfather: anyone can say he's Muhammad Ali, but some day he has to step in the ring and prove it.

What was your first job?

Legislative aide to Hon. Barbara Mikulski

What is the book you recommend to everyone?

Gentleman from Moscow

What changes do you expect to see in your practice over the next year?

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