Adam Deutsch is an accomplished trial attorney whose practice focuses on
complex civil litigation and catastrophic personal injury, including construction,
labor law, premises, motor vehicle and medical malpractice cases.
Adam received his law degree from Brooklyn Law School in 2002, where he
was a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association Brooklyn Law School
Trial Team. During that time, he spent a semester studying at the University
of International Business and Economics in Beijing, China. He received
his undergraduate degree from Union College in 1999. Adam is admitted
to practice law before the Courts of the State of New York and the United
States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern District of New York.
He is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the
American Association of Justice.
Prior to joining Morelli Law Firm, Adam spent eight years as an associate
at two prominent New York City firms where he focused on mass tort, product
liability, personal injury, medical malpractice, contract and general
commercial litigation, and where he became the youngest associate in the
history of each to first chair a trial. He clerked for the Honorable Sherry
Klein-Heitler, now the Administrative Judge of the Supreme Court of The
State of New York, New York County as well as the United States Attorney's
Office for the Eastern District of New York, The Bronx County District
Attorney's Office, and the New York City Law Department.
Adam was selected to the New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars list in 2013,
an honor given to no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state.
In 2014, 2015 and 2016 he was selected to the New York Metro Super Lawyers
list, which is an honor given to no more than 5 percent of the lawyers
in each state. Additionally, in 2014 Adam was chosen as a member of the
National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40.
Adam has recovered millions for his clients and his countless verdicts
and settlements have been listed in Verdict Search's Top Verdicts
and Settlements publications. In 2014, Adam was a part of the trial team
in Lin v. Hutch Realty et al, in which Morelli Law Firm secured a record-setting
$62,060,086.00 verdict. The jury deliberated for just seven hours after
six months of trial. This was the 31
st largest jury verdict in the nation and the 3
rd largest in New York State in 2014. Some other noteworthy jury verdicts
and settlements include, the largest pedestrian knockdown verdict in New
York State in 2013, the 25
th highest overall verdict in New York State in both 2013 and 2015, the 3
rd highest New York State pedestrian knockdown settlement in 2013, and the 14
th highest construction accident jury verdict in New York State in 2011.
Adam is also extremely active in the Morelli Law Firm's class action
practice, including the firm's most recent cases against Red Bull
and Kind Bar. From December 2015 to the present Adam has tried four cases
that have resulted in verdicts of $5.6 million, $2.3 million, $9.1 million
and $5.5 million.
Adam lives in Scarsdale, NY with his wife and two sons.