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Adam M. Felsenstein

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Adam M. Felsenstein


Adam M. Felsenstein is an experienced and savvy litigator who has represented individuals and companies in state courts throughout New York and federal courts all across the country. Having tried numerous cases to verdict, Adam brings his extensive trial experience to bear in resolving disputes for his clients, and has developed a reputation as a fierce but judicious trial attorney. Adam’s trial experience serves as an important tool in attaining efficient dispute resolution.

Adam is also an accomplished appellate advocate, having argued appeals at both the state and federal levels.

Adam also focuses his practice on guiding individuals and business through complex legal disputes, government enforcement actions, and criminal investigations. He designs holistic solutions that keep in mind business goals while simultaneously minimizing risk exposure.

Significant Matters

  • Successfully obtained judgment dissolving a law partnership following the death of a partner and monetary verdict for the estate after trial
  • Obtained a judgment on counterclaims after trial against a contractor for numerous construction defects on a renovation of a five-story mixed use building in Manhattan
  • Dismissed Judiciary Law §487 against group of attorneys
  • Successfully defended action alleging malpractice and seeking return of retainer funds against a law firm.
  • Won trial verdict against tax preparer for failure to properly prepare tax return and defend audits
  • Represented clients in grand jury investigations into violation of labor union rules and regulations

Areas of Focus:

  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Legal Malpractice Litigation
  • Governmental Enforcement Actions
  • Internal Investigations
  • White Collar Criminal Defense



  • Washington University in St. Louis

Law School:

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Prior Affiliations:

  • Martin Clearwater & Bell, LLP (associate) 2007-2010
  • Gallet Dreyer & Berkey, LLP (associate and partner) 2010-2019



  • Member of the New York Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Council

Bar Admissions:

  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • United States Supreme Court


Award recognition:

  • Super Lawyers – Rising Star (2015 – 2018) – New York Metro Area – Criminal Defense
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