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Steven Adams

Senior Distinguished Fellow
J.D., Stanford Law School
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
MSL 421
(651) 962-4986
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Minneapolis, MN 55403

Steven M. Adams was a founding Partner and General Counsel of Wayzata Investment Partners ("Wayzata"), an investment manager located in Wayzata, Minnesota with approximately $8 billion under management.  He was an Investment Principal with the predecessor business to Wayzata, which was part of Cargill Financial Services Corporation.  Prior to that, he was a Senior Attorney in the Law Department of Cargill, Inc. and worked as an Associate at Dorsey & Whitney in Minneapolis.  He was Chairman of the Board at Arrow Sheds LLC in Wayne, New Jersey and at Special Devices, Inc. in Mesa, Arizona until 2012 when that company was successfully sold.  He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Lutheran Social Services Foundation of Minnesota and Chairman of the Foundation Investment Committee.  Steve and his two partners were the owners of Tsar Tops Dancer, winner of the 2010 Minnesota Derby at Canterbury Park.

Steven Adams Curriculum Vitae

Fall 2021 Courses

Fall 2021 Courses
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Steven M. Adams

Under the supervision of a faculty member, a student may receive up to two hours of course credit for researching and writing a substantial paper on a topic of the student's own choosing. The student must receive the instructor's per- mission to enroll in this course and must meet periodically with the instructor for discussion, review and evaluation. Each faculty member may supervise the research of no more than five students each semester.

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