Adam P. Slater

Top rated Class Action & Mass Torts attorney in New York, New York

Slater Slater Schulman LLP
Adam P. Slater
Slater Slater Schulman LLP

Practice Areas: Class Action & Mass Torts, Personal Injury, Employment Litigation; view more

Licensed in New York since: 2005

Education: St. John's University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018

Slater Slater Schulman LLP

488 Madison Ave
20th Floor
New York, NY 10022 Visit website


Attorney Adam P. Slater is the managing partner of Slater Slater Schulman LLP law firm, which has nine law offices located in New York City, Long Island, California, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Louisiana, Arkansas, New Mexico, and North Carolina. Nationally recognized as one of the leading trial lawyers in the country, Mr. Slater provides unmatched representation and support to clients who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Mass torts

·       Catastrophic personal injury

·       9/11 litigation

·       Class actions

·       Employment law

·       Toxic exposure and environmental torts

·       Child sexual abuse

·       Adult sexual abuse

As an attorney, Mr. Slater believes that everyone deserves quality, effective legal counsel despite their means or standing in society. He treats all he serves with the utmost respect and dignity, and he appreciates the challenges they face and the enormous impact their unfortunate circumstances have had on their lives. As such, he delivers highly compassionate counsel and dedicated support throughout all legal proceedings while aggressively pursuing the most favorable outcomes possible on their behalf.

From his efforts, Mr. Slater has recovered over one billion dollars in total compensation for his plaintiff clients. He has been honored for his success and recognized by the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums, the 2019-2022 Mass Torts Attorney of the Year from LI Herald and The National Trial Lawyers named him one among the Top 25 Mass Torts Lawyers, Top 25 Brain Injury Lawyers, Top 25 Products Liability Trial Lawyers, as well as Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

He has also received designation as one of America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators along with perennial designation as among the top attorneys in his region. Moreover, he has received a 10.0 Superb client ratings on Avvo as well as numerous testimonials and reviews from his satisfied clients.

A 2001 graduate of the University of Maryland, Mr. Slater obtained his Juris Doctor from St. John's University School of Law in 2004. He holds his license to practice in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Slater is a member of the American Bar Association, the National Association of American Trial Lawyers, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and its Task Force of Child Victims Act, The National Trial Lawyers and the American Association for Justice, among his other professional affiliations.

Practice areas

Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Employment Litigation: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Class Actions, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employer, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Toxic Torts

  • 50% Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 30% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20% Employment Litigation: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2005, New York

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Educational Background:
  • Bachelor of Arts- University of Maryland, College Park in 2001
  • New York Metro Super Lawyers from 2014 to 2019
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocate Forum
  • Million Dollar Advocate Forum
  • NTLA Top 100 Trial Lawyers 
  • America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators
  • 2019 Mass Torts Attorney of the Year by the LI Herald 
  • NTLA Top 25 Mass Torts Lawyers 
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member of the Million Dollar Advocate Forum 
  • National Trial Lawyers Association 
  • American Association for Justice 
  • Member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocate Forum 
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association – Task Force of Child Victims Act 
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association  
  • New York State Bar Association  
  • National Association of American Trial Lawyers  
  • American Bar Association  
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • Pennsylvania State
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • New York State
  • New Jersey State

Office location for Adam P. Slater

488 Madison Ave
20th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Phone: 646-960-7080


4 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018

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