Meet Adam P. Slater

Founding Partner

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 moreeach 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.  

ASSOCIATIONS

  • 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 

ADMITTED

  • New York State
  • New Jersey State
  • Pennsylvania State
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York

  • Mass Torts  
  • Catastrophic Personal Injury  
  • 9/11 Litigation  
  • Class Action Litigation  
  • Toxic and Environmental Torts 
  • Child Sexual Abuse Litigation  
  • Employment Litigation  
  • Drug Litigation  
  • Product Liability  
  • Medical Malpractice 
  • Medical Device Lawsuits 
  • Asbestos Litigation  

  • 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

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