Adam Deutsch is an accomplished trial attorney whose focuses on complex civil litigation and catastrophic personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Adam is known as one of the premiere medical malpractice trial lawyers in New York.
Adam received his law degree from Brooklyn Law School in 2002, where he was a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association Brooklyn Law School Trial Team. During that time, he spent a semester studying at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, China. He received his undergraduate degree from Union College in 1999. Adam is admitted to practice law before the Courts of the State of New York and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern District of New York.
Adam spent 10 years at one of New York’s largest personal injury firms as their senior trial attorney. The eight years before that he worked at two prominent New York City firms where he focused on mass tort, product liability, personal injury, medical malpractice, contract and general commercial litigation, and where he became the youngest associate in the history of each to first chair a trial. He clerked for the Honorable Sherry Klein-Heitler, now the Administrative Judge of the Supreme Court of The State of New York, New York County as well as the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York, The Bronx County District Attorney’s Office, and the New York City Law Department.
Adam was selected to the New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars list in 2013, an honor given to no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state. In 2014 Adam was chosen as a member of the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40. From 2014 to 2019 he was selected to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list, which is an honor given to no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in each state. Since 2019 he has been selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers® in America. In 2020, Adam was the only plaintiff’s lawyer in White Plains selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers® magazine in the category of Products Liability Litigation and one of only four in the category of Personal Injury Litigation. He is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the Westchester County Bar Association and the American Association of Justice. Adam currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Westchester County Bar Association Trial Lawyer & Tort Committee.
Adam has recovered millions for his clients and his countless verdicts and settlements have been listed in Verdict Search’s Top Verdicts and Settlements publications. Adam was a part of the trial team in Lin v. Hutch Realty et al, in which he helped secure a record-setting $62,060,086.00 verdict. The jury deliberated for just seven hours after six months of trial. This was the 31st largest jury verdict in the nation and the 3rd largest in New York State in 2014. Some other noteworthy jury verdicts and settlements include, the largest pedestrian knockdown verdict in New York State in 2013, the 25th highest overall verdict in New York State in both 2013 and 2015, the 3rd highest New York State pedestrian knockdown settlement in 2013, and the 14th highest construction accident jury verdict in New York State in 2011. Adam has two of the largest medical malpractice verdicts in Westchester County of the last few years including $9.2 million and $4 million.
Adam lives in Scarsdale, NY with his wife, two sons and his doberman.