Indiana University

Attorneys and Staff

Jennifer Westerhaus Adams

Jennifer Westerhaus Adams
Associate General Counsel
Phone: (812) 855-4995
jeweadam[at]iu [dot] edu

Jennifer joined the Counsel's office in November 2011. In addition to general legal matters, she focuses her practice on copyright and other intellectual property matters, technology licensing, and other contracts.

Prior to joining the VPGC staff, Jennifer was a partner at Barnes & Thornburg in Indianapolis and was a member of their recruiting committee. Before moving to Indiana in 2006, Jennifer practiced law in Durham, North Carolina, and at Troutman Sanders in Atlanta, Georgia.

Jennifer earned B.A. degrees in both English and Biological Sciences from the University of Southern California. She earned her J.D., as well as a Master of Arts in English and a Graduate Certificate in Women's Studies, from Duke University. She was also named an Indiana SuperLawyers Rising Star for 2012 in litigation.