Adam Slater is a founding Partner of Slater Slater Schulman LLP with over 15 years of litigation experience. As a notable leader in the legal industry, Adam has successfully represented clients in the areas of mass torts, catastrophic personal injury, 9/11 litigation, class action lawsuits, employment law, toxic and environmental torts, and child sexual abuse litigation.
To Adam, every client who walks into the firm is more than just a case. These individuals are dedicated workers, first responders, parents, students, teachers, and more; each comes with a set of unique circumstances and traumatic experiences that have completely altered their lives. Adam’s genuine ability to connect with his clients establishes positive rapport from the start. He empathizes with the challenges his clients face during the legal process and tirelessly advocates for their rights through the entirety of the case.
Adam spares no expense when it comes to seeking justice. His commitments and aggressive litigation tactics have allowed him to secure multi-million-dollar resolutions for his clients. This same perseverance renders Adam a force to be reckoned with in the courtroom, earning him the recognition of 2019 Mass Torts Attorney of the Year by the LI Herald, NTLA Top 25 Mass Torts Lawyer, NTLA Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocate Forum. Furthermore, Adam has been named one of America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators and Super Lawyers designation from 2014 to 2019.
Adam’s extraordinary efforts in his national mass tort cases have sparked the attention of both local and national publications. His work has been featured in a variety of legal journals, newspapers, and other mass media sources: The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, Chicago Tribute, The New York Law Journal, Washington Post, and Law 360. Additionally, Adam has been interviewed on several news broadcasts, including Fox 5 News, CNN, and Dr. Drew, for his legal advice and expertise.
American Bar Association
National Association of American Trial Lawyers
New York State Bar Association
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Member of the Million Dollar Advocate Forum
Member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocate Forum
New York State Trial Lawyers Association – Task Force of Child Victims Act
American Association for Justice
National Trial Lawyers Association
New York State
New Jersey State
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
United States District Court, Southern District of New York
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Catastrophic Personal Injury
Class Action Litigation
Toxic and Environmental Torts
Child Sexual Abuse Litigation
Medical Device Lawsuits
2019 Mass Torts Attorney of the Year by the LI Herald
NTLA Top 25 Mass Torts Lawyers
NTLA Top 100 Trial Lawyers
America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators
New York Metro Super Lawyers from 2014 to 2019
Million Dollar Advocate Forum
Multi-Million Dollar Advocate Forum
Juris Doctor Degree- St. John’s University School of Law in 2004.
Bachelor of Arts- University of Maryland, College Park in 2001