About Us
Adams & Associates is a full-service investigative and security consulting company providing services to a wide range of clients in the United States and abroad. Our network of diverse specialists and information professionals assist law firms, corporations, financial institutions, government agencies, and private individuals with their problem-solving and risk-management needs. We pride ourselves in adhering to the highest standards of quality, commitment, confidentiality and ethics.
Our Vision
Adams & Associates vision is to be the leading investigative consulting firm, to be respected for our experienced professionals and to be trusted with our clients most critical and confidential challenges.
Our Mission
We work toward this vision by providing advice, information and solutions that make a positive difference to our clients. We are inspired by a commitment to excellence, and strive to earn the lasting trust of our clients by consistently exceeding their expectations. We are also committed to the highest standards of ethics and integrity.

Our worldwide network of diverse specialists include former FBI Special Agents, industry experts, State and local law enforcement professionals.
Edward M. Adams, Jr. Biography
Edward M. Adams, Jr. is the founder and principal of Adams & Assoc., LLC., (Adams & Associates) located in Fairfield, CT. Mr. Adams is a former Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation with more than 26 years experience conducting and managing complex investigations including white collar crime, organized crime, insurance fraud and public corruption. He retired from the FBI in December 2003 after a distinguished career as a Special Agent in New York City and the State of Connecticut.

During his career, Mr. Adams successfully managed the FBI's Bridgeport public corruption investigation which resulted in a dozen convictions, including that of the Mayor of Bridgeport. While serving in the FBI's Manhattan Office, Mr. Adams led a major undercover surveillance investigation into the Gambino and Genovese crime families, securing the necessary evidence to indict and prosecute.

Mr. Adams is a certified FBI instructor who developed a specialized surveillance/anti-terrorism training curriculum for the Bureau's Special Operations Division and for agents preparing for Legat assignments overseas. Today, the program is part of the new agents training curriculum at Quantico, Virginia. He was also a member of the FBI's Health Care Task Force where he was responsible for investigations of health care providers, policy holders, insurance company employees and other third parties. Mr. Adams has significant experience in conducting independent reviews of internal fraud, ethics and other employment-related conduct.

Mr. Adams received a Bachelors degree in Accounting from Fordham University, Bronx, New York. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware and is admitted to the practice of law in the State of New York.. Mr. Adams is a member of the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI and also a member of the Connecticut Association of Licensed Private Investigators.
Professional Affiliations
  • Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI  www.socxfbi.org
  • Connecticut Association of Licensed Private Investigators  www.calpi.net
  • ASIS International – the largest organization advancing the security
    profession worldwide  www.asisonline.com
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation  www.fbi.gov
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