Adam C. Wilner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in New York, NY

Greenberg & Wilner LLP
 | 232 Madison Ave Rm 909, New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-953-2300
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Consumer (50%),
  • General Litigation (20%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

A highly regarded civil litigation attorney and partner at Greenberg & Wilner in New York City, New York, Adam C. Wilner has practiced law for more than 15 years. He represents clients in negotiations, as well as in state and federal courts in New York and New Jersey. His caseload includes matters such as the following: wrongful death, serious personal injury, estate issues, real estate transactions and business transactions. Additionally, Mr. Wilner represents people in need of guardians.

As a well-rounded attorney, Mr. Wilner has earned the respect of clients, peers and others who play a role in the legal industry. He has been listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 and holds an Avvo “Superb” rating.

In one notable case, Mr. Wilner secured a $2 million summary judgment for an electrician who fell on the job and suffered injuries. When it comes to business matters, he is able to anticipate future roadblocks, and execute a strategy that minimizes risks and costs. He has the skills necessary to mediate highly contentious cases and successfully litigate when necessary. Clients agree that Mr. Wilner’s honesty and intuitive nature are a welcome relief during an otherwise overwhelming time. He breaks down complex matters into sensible pieces.

Mr. Wilner is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

In 1995, Mr. Wilner received a Bachelor of Science from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. He then earned a Juris Doctor in 1998 from The City University of New York School of Law, where he was the editor of the school’s law review.

Practice Areas

Real Estate (50%)
General Litigation (20%)
Estate & Trust Litigation (20%)
Personal Injury - General (10%)

Real Estate (50%): Condominiums & Cooperatives

General Litigation (20%): Litigation

Estate & Trust Litigation (20%)

Personal Injury - General (10%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

Focus Areas

Condominiums & Cooperatives, Litigation, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death


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Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2018

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About Adam Wilner

Admitted: 1999, New York

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Honors and Awards:

  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, 2015
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, 2014
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, 2013
  • Guardian ad Litem, 2005

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certificate of Criminology - Rutgers College

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2009
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2003
  • New Jersey, 1998
  • New York, 1999
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer Manager, Livingston Soccer Club

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Lecturer, Ethics and Professionalism, Brooklyn Law School, 2016
  • Speaker, Legal Profession, Berkely College, 2015
  • Article about Post Possession Occupancy in New York Real Estate Transactions, Author, Post Possession Occupancy, 2015
  • New York City Law Review, 1996

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Krebs v. Rockefeller Center North

Representative Clients:

  • Legal Defense Fund of Local 30, International Union of Operating Engineers, 2012
  • Evolve Discovery New York

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Demartino v. Kruger, E.D. 2010, 2010 WL 3619617, motion to reconsider denied, 2011, 2011 WL 2728290, 2010
  • Martin v. Neil, E.D. 2009, 2009 WL 1161009, 2009
  • Acme American Repairs, Inc. v. Katzenberg, E.D. 2007, 2007 WL 952064, 2007
  • G.K. ALAN ASSOC., INC., appellant, v. Derval LAZZARI, respondent. Second Department, 2004, 12 A.D.3d 346, 783 N.Y.S.2d 306, 2004

Educational Background:

  • Rutgers College, B.S., Bachelor of Science, Major: Administration of Justice, Minor: Sociology, 1995
Office Location for Adam C. Wilner

232 Madison Ave Rm 909
New York, NY 10016

Phone: 212-953-2300


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Last Updated: 3/23/2018

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