Adam Cahn

Sakkas, Cahn & Weiss LLP

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East 42nd Street 110
New York 10017 NY US

Adam D. Cahn is a seasoned litigator, who began his legal career in 1994. His primary focus is representing individuals in personal injury and medical malpractice matters at all levels of state and federal practice.

He lectures in the field of trial advocacy and is regularly sought by local newspapers, television and radio stations for his expertise on matters in the legal field. His honors include:

  • Life member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum Litigation Elite’s Top 100 Litigators in New York in the field of personal injury
  • New York Law Journals’ Verdicts Hall of Fame Honoree
  • America’s Top 100 Attorneys Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 17th highest verdict in New York State for an automobile case – 2012
  • Selected as a member of Lawyers of Distinction, recognizing Excellence in Personal Injury
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys Top 10 Attorney Award
  • Selected to the American Law Society – Official Home of America’s Top Lawyers
  • Selected as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel

Mr. Cahn has obtained numerous verdicts and settlements throughout New York state on cases involving CRPS/RSD injuries; construction accidents, brain injury litigation, products liability, medical malpractice, lead paint exposure, sexual harassment and general negligence. His litigation background has included criminal defense, corporate and commercial representation.

Mr. Cahn earned his law degree at night from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, while juggling a full-time job in real estate finance. At Touro, he was a member of Law Review and received American Jurisprudence Award for outstanding achievement in both Trial Practice and Alternative Dispute Resolution. He co-founded the Touro Environmental Law Journal and was a recipient of the Gary M. Schwartz Fellowship, for which he was awarded a paid judicial internship.

Bar Admissions:

  • New York, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2006
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2006


  • Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Huntington, New York,
  • A. B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Member
  • New York City Bar Association
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers


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East 42nd Street 110
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