Adam H. Settle


Adam H. Settle is an attorney in the firm's Litigation Department who focuses his practice on matters pertaining to consumer financial services. Adam regularly represents lenders and servicers in collection and credit card-related litigation. He participates in all aspects of litigation and discovery, including responding to preliminary objections, drafting motions, and conducting depositions.

Before coming to Ballard, Adam assisted in the prosecution of class action litigation and antitrust matters resulting from the manipulation of derivatives benchmarks. Adam also has experience in drafting memoranda and court filings for pharmaceutical actions.

Professional Highlights

Judicial Externships

Joseph A. Torregrossa, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Mediation Program, September-December 2015

Hon. Michael M. Baylson, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, January-May 2015


"Do Not Pass Go; Do Not Collect $200; Go Directly to the EHB; The EHB Holds Fast to Its Regulatory Role in Interstate Gas Regulation in Delaware Riverkeeper Network v. Department of Environmental Protection," 26 Vill. Envtl. L.J. 417, 2015




Villanova University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2016)
Managing Editor, Villanova Environmental Law Journal
Dean's Merit Scholar
Student Bar Association 3L Representative

Colgate University (B.A., magna cum laude, 2013)
Phi Beta Kappa



New Jersey


U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Florida

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida