Adam E. Deutsch

Associate
Adam Deutsch

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.

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