Adam D. Cahn

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

Sakkas, Cahn & Weiss, LLP
 | 150 Broadway, Suite 300
New York, NY 10038
Phone: 212-571-7171
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Adam D. Cahn is a partner in the Lower Manhattan, New York, law firm of Sakkas, Cahn & Weiss, LLP. Mr. Cahn advocates for clients who have suffered personal injury due to the negligent or tortuous conduct of others. Through settlement, arbitration or litigation, Mr. Cahn has obtained multimillion-dollar awards for his injured clients. Mr. Cahn’s personal injury cases include vehicle and pedestrian accidents, medical malpractice, product liability, and assault and battery.    

Mr. Cahn earned his law degree from the Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. While attending Touro College, he wrote for the Touro Law Review, co-founded the Touro Environmental Law Journal, won American Jurisprudence awards for academic achievement in trial practice and alternative dispute resolution, and was awarded the Gary M. Schwartz Fellowship resulting in a paid judicial internship. Mr. Cahn graduated in the top quarter of his class, while also meeting the demands of a full-time position in real estate finance.            

Mr. Cahn's undergraduate degree in business management from Tulane University, A.B. Freeman School of Business, and his career experience in business ownership, investment banking and real estate informed his representation of corporate clients, including several Fortune 500 companies, in commercial and real estate matters.

Representing clients in both federal and state New York courts, Mr. Cahn is also admitted to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Listed among the top personal injury attorneys in the 2010 New York Super Lawyers Metropolitan Edition, Adam Cahn is also a member of Montclair's Who's Who Among Law Professionals, a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and has been named as an outstanding trial lawyer by Litigation Elite.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (80%)

Personal Injury - Products (10%)

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (10%)


Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2018

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About Adam Cahn

Admitted: 1995, New York

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Honors and Awards:

  • Named Outstanding Trial Lawyer by Litigation Elite
  • Recognized as one of the Top Lawyers in the field of Personal Injury Litigation in the 2010 New York Metropolitan Area's New York Times Edition of Super Lawyer's
  • Honored Member, Montclair's Who's Who Among Law Professionals

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York, 1995
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1995
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • New York City Bar Association
  • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Member, New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Appellate Division of New York
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $585,000 settlement during trial for an infant caused to suffer a severe shoulder injury during birth due to improper delivery techniques
  • $966,273 verdict involving the mal-positioning of a patients arm during hernia surgery
  • $1.05 million verdict for a warehouse manager who fell from a defective roof
  • $1.24 million verdict for lead poisoning to an infant
  • Several undisclosed substantial verdicts against local churches for sexual assaults by clergy
  • $4.8 million dollar settlement for an individual run over by an out of control car
  • $11 million settlement during trial against a major automobile manufacturer
  • Successfully recovered more than $100 million on behalf of his clients through verdicts, mediations, arbitrations and settlements

Educational Background:

  • A. B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University, Major: Business Management

Industry Groups

  • NYC Bar
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Office Location for Adam D. Cahn

150 Broadway
Suite 300
New York, NY 10038

Phone: 212-571-7171


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Last Updated: 1/4/2018

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