Adam C. Wilner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in New York, NY

Greenberg & Wilner LLP
 | 60 East 42nd Street, Suite 4000
New York, NY 10165
Phone: 212-953-2300
Fax: 212-986-5994
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Consumer (50%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (20%),
  • General Litigation (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Adam C. Wilner is a partner with the Greenberg & Wilner law firm in New York, New York. A top-rated attorney with over 19 years of legal experience, Mr. Wilner is fully committed to protecting the rights and entitlements of clients dealing with serious and complex legal matters involving a wide range of areas, including each of the following:

    ·        Real estate transactions and litigation

    ·        Personal injury and wrongful death

    ·        General civil litigation

    ·        Estate planning and litigation

    ·        Business law and transactions as well as commercial litigation

    ·        Criminal defense

    An effective mediator, Mr. Wilner devotes his time and resources to helping his clients achieve the most favorable outcomes for their situations efficiently, and he strives to help his clients resolve their disputes and reach agreements through negotiations whenever possible. However, he will not hesitate to advocate on behalf of his clients in court, and he has achieved notable success in this area, having earned recognition from The National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the country since 2013.

    Regarded as a leader in his field, Mr. Wilner writes extensively and conducts lectures across his region on a variety of legal topics, and he is highly active in his legal community, as evidenced by his memberships with several local, state and national bar associations.

    A 1995 graduate of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, with a Bachelor of Science in administration of justice, Mr. Wilner earned his certificate in criminology from Rutgers that same year. He then attended The City University of New York School of Law at Queens College, where he served as editor for The City University of New York Law Review.

    He obtained his Juris Doctor in 1998, and he is licensed to practice in both New York and New Jersey. In addition, he also practices before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Real Estate: Consumer
    • 20%Estate & Trust Litigation
    • 20%General Litigation
    • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Condominiums & Cooperatives, Mortgage & Refinance, Will Contests, Litigation, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


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    Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021

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    About Adam Wilner

    Admitted: 1999, New York

    Professional Webpage:


    • 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/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


    • Krebs v. Rockefeller Center North

    Representative Clients:

    • Liquid Litigation Management, Inc., 2018
    • 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
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    Office Location for Adam C. Wilner

    60 East 42nd Street
    Suite 4000
    New York, NY 10165

    Phone: 212-953-2300

    Fax: 212-986-5994

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