Adial Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

1001 Research Park Blvd., Suite 100
Charlottesville, Virginia 22911

February 12, 2019




United States Securities

    and Exchange Commission
Division of Corporation Finance

100 F Street, N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20549
Attention: Mr. Todd Schiffman


  Re: Adial Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Registration Statement on Form S-1
    File No: 333-229615

Ladies and Gentlemen:

Adial Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Registrant”) hereby requests that the effective date of the Registrant’s Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-229615), be accelerated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to Thursday, February 14, 2019, at 9:00 a.m., Eastern Time, or as soon as reasonably practicable thereafter.

The Registrant hereby authorizes its legal counsel, Leslie Marlow, Esq. and/or Patrick J. Egan, Esq. of Gracin & Marlow, LLP, to orally modify or withdraw this request for acceleration. Please contact either Ms. Marlow at (516) 496-2223 or (212) 907-6457 or Mr. Egan at (914) 557-5574 with any questions you may have concerning this request, and please notify either of them when this request for acceleration has been granted.


  Very truly yours,
  By:  /s/ William B. Stilley III



William B. Stilley III
Chief Executive Officer


cc: Leslie Marlow, Esq., Gracin & Marlow, LLP