Louis G. Adolfsen, a founding member of Melito & Adolfsen P.C., practices law in New York, New York, and serves clients across the country as well as internationally. His areas of practice include insurance coverage, criminal defense, media and advertising, and general commercial litigation.
Before embarking on a successful law career, Mr. Adolfsen received a Bachelor of Arts cum laude at Stony Brook University in 1971. He then went on to receive his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School with honors in 1974. His career began by practicing law at a firm that focused on matters of tax representation of nonresident individuals and foreign corporations. Clients of the firm included Black Sabbath and the Rolling Stones. He founded his current firm at the beginning of the mass tort litigation explosion starting with America's most famous pollution site, the Love Canal.
Admitted to practice law in both New York and the District of Columbia, Mr. Adolfsen is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of New York. He is additionally admitted to practice before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 2nd, 5th and 11th Circuits as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Always striving to improve upon his practice, Mr. Adolfsen is a member of multiple professional organizations, including the American Bar Association as well as the New York State Bar Association. Widely recognized by his fellow attorneys for his superb ethics and successful track record, he has earned an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Super Lawyers: 2010, 2013 - 2016
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Admitted 1975, New York
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Last Updated: 2/2/2017