Adam Wright

Adam Wright

Visiting Assistant Professor of Law

Adam Wright
Contact Info:
Campus: Riverfront Campus
Building: Dowling Hall
Room: 301
Phone: 313-596-0216
Adam Wright
Areas of Expertise:
Business & White Collar Crime
Criminal Law
Federal Prosecution


  • J.D. Harvard Law School
  • B.A. Michigan State University


Professor Adam Wright joined the faculty at Detroit Mercy Law in 2023 as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law after many years working in the United States Attorney's Office in Cincinnati and San Francisco. He worked in both the civil and criminal divisions including the National Security & Special Prosecutions Unity and Organized Crime & Drug Enforcement Unit. His research interests include public corruption, white collar crime, and criminal procedure. 


    Courses Taught

    Criminal Procedure Adjudication
    Business Crimes
    Criminal Law

    Selected Presentations

    United States v. Chamberlain, DOJ Domestic Terrorism Seminar, May 2016

    A Guide to the Guidelines, United States Attorney’s Office, NDCA, October 2015