Adam Schiff

Congressman Adam Schiff represents California’s 30th Congressional District. In his 12th term in the House of Representatives, Schiff serves as a senior member of the House Committee on the Judiciary, which oversees the administration of justice within our nation’s federal courts, federal administrative agencies, and federal law enforcement. Schiff is on a leave of absence from the House Appropriations Committee, where he remains an ex officio member.

Adam was born in Framingham, Massachusetts to Edward and Sherrill Ann Schiff. His dad sold different lines of clothing across the country, which led the family to move first to Scottsdale, Arizona and then Alamo, California. Adam graduated from Danville’s Monte Vista High School in the Bay Area, and went on to both Stanford University and Harvard Law School.

After Adam graduated from Harvard, he moved to Los Angeles to serve as a law clerk for Judge William Matthew Byrne, Jr. Adam then joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles as a federal prosecutor, where he served for almost six years, most notably prosecuting, Richard Miller, the first FBI agent ever to be indicted for spying for Russia, prosecuting a Mexican drug cartel boss, and starting the first environmental crimes unit in the country.

Adam and his wife, Eve have two children, a daughter, Alexa, and a son, Elijah.