Adam J. Kaiser focuses on the preparation and trial of complex commercial cases, principally in class actions, insurance, sports and entertainment, real estate and arbitration. Adam has taken on cases involving a wide range of issues, enjoying the challenge of learning and mastering new substantive areas of the law in myriad fields.
With more than 20 years’ experience representing insurance companies in complex litigations and arbitrations throughout the country, Adam has a proven track record of defeating class certification.
He was the first lawyer in the country to do so in a “modal premium” class action. Adam vigorously defends his insurance clients at every stage of the case, has tried cases to verdict and has argued numerous appeals for insurers before state supreme courts.
Adam represents a variety of financial institutions and other corporations in a wide assortment of complex litigations. He has represented large banks in fraud, fiduciary duty, UCC and consumer class actions, and owners, contractors and others in significant real estate matters.
Adam is also a well-known sports lawyer who has represented sports unions, sports agencies and individual agents, and athletes in a variety of matters, including challenging on behalf of NFL players league-imposed discipline, noncompete “poaching” cases between and among sports agencies, agent discipline, privacy rights and collective bargaining. He is even praised for his football knowledge in Terrell Owens’s autobiography.
- New York
- New Jersey
- The George Washington University (J.D., 1992)
- State University of New York at Binghamton (B.A., 1989)
- New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU)
- Animal Legal Defense Fund
- World Parkinson’s Coalition
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