Adam F. Benavides is a paralegal in Sterne Kessler's Mechanical & Design Practice Group where he performs a wide range of tasks in support of the prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications. Adam received his B.A. in economics and political science from Syracuse University. Prior to joining Sterne Kessler, Adam served as a student research assistant for Syracuse University’s Campbell Institute of Public Affairs. His experience also includes working as a refugee advocate at Interfaith Works of Central New York, and serving as an intern with the Volunteer Lawyers Project of Syracuse.