Adair is a 2001 Scholar from South Carolina. She is Executive Director of Charleston Legal Access, a sliding scale, non-profit law firm based in Charleston, South Carolina. She previously practiced as a civil trial attorney at the United States Department of Justice, served as a law clerk to United States District Judge Richard Gergel, and taught high school mathematics. Adair received her law degree from Stanford University and her undergraduate degree from Furman University. She has served as a member of the Truman Foundation’s Finalist Selection Committee, on the Atlanta interview panel, as a Senior Scholar at TSLW, and is a past-president of the Truman Scholars Association. Adair lives in Columbia, South Carolina, with her spouse Bryan and her two daughters Annalia and Rory Paige.