Adam D. Cole

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in New York, NY

Chipman Brown Cicero & Cole, LLP
 | 501 Fifth Ave, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 646-741-1431
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1991
Education: Albany Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Professional Liability: Defense (30%),
  • Bankruptcy: Business (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    A partner at Chipman Brown Cicero & Cole, LLP, Adam D. Cole is located in the firm’s offices in New York City. Representing clients throughout the country, he focuses his practice on complex business litigation and related matters. Mr. Cole has been admitted to practice before all New York state courts since 1991, and he is additionally admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

    Mr. Cole’s practice has included business bankruptcies and related litigation, and in this area, he has provided representation to hedge funds and other investors, creditors’ committees, debtors in possession, and petitioners under Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. He also has extensive securities litigation experience, and he has assisted broker-dealers as well as publicly traded companies in a variety of disputes.

    Mr. Cole has also defended national accounting firms that have been accused of committing professional malpractice in cases brought by investors and creditors involving audits. He additionally possesses significant experience in representing companies in post-merger and acquisition disputes with claims on accounting, pricing and breaches of warranties. He has written numerous articles on topics relating to his practice areas that have been published in law journals, and in addition to his courtroom work, he has appeared before arbitration panels.

    As an undergraduate, Mr. Cole attended Stony Brook University, part of the State University of New York system, and he received a Bachelor of Arts in 1987. He then pursued his legal studies at Albany Law School, and he was the managing editor of the Albany Law Review before being awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1990. Mr. Cole is a member of the New York State Bar Association and other professional organizations.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Business Litigation
    • 30%Professional Liability: Defense
    • 20%Bankruptcy: Business
    Focus Areas

    Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Bankruptcy Law


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    Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2021

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    About Adam Cole

    Admitted: 1991, New York

    Professional Webpage:


    • Listed, New York Metro Super Lawyers, 2009-2019

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
    • New York State Bar Association
    • American Bar Association 
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
    • New York 

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Co-author, "When Non-Clients Sue Professionals for Negligence," New York Law Journal, January 4, 2010 
    • Author, "Comment, It Ain't Over Till It's Over," Interpreting 28 U.S.C. 158(d) Finality for Bankruptcy Appeals to Circuit Courts, 53 Alb. L. Rev. 889 (1989)
    • Co-author, "General Motors and Mass Torts: Precedent or Arbitration," Leader's Product Liability Law and Strategy, June 1995 

    Educational Background:

    • State University of New York at Stony Brook, B.A.
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    Office Location for Adam D. Cole

    501 Fifth Ave
    15th Floor
    New York, NY 10017

    Phone: 646-741-1431

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    Last Updated: 3/17/2021

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