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Adam M. Thompson

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Law Offices of Adam Thompson, P.C.
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48 Wall Street
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Suite 1100
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New York, NY 10005

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http://www.adamthompsonlaw.com
Areas of Practice
Class Action/Mass Torts, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury Litigation, Personal Injury - Catastrophic Injury, Personal Injury - Traumatic Brain Injury, Pharmaceutical Litigation
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48 Wall Street, New York, NY, USA
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Practice Summary
Practice Overview

Adam M. Thompson, the founding and managing attorney of The Law Offices of Adam M. Thompson, P.C., is a New York City criminal defense and personal injury trial attorney with over 25 years of experience. He is also a nationally-syndicated radio talk show host and a featured legal expert and analyst for major television, cable, and radio news media sources.

Criminal Defense

The Law Offices of Adam M. Thompson, P.C. provides full-service criminal defense representation to individuals throughout the United States, with the firm’s primary areas of representation in New York and New Jersey. The firm’s trial record is excellent - it has one of the highest win percentages in the country.

Mr. Thompson takes pride in exploring every legal avenue available to defend his clients. This creative mindset has resulted in superior results. For example, in one case Mr. Thompson pioneered a ground-breaking legal argument during an appeal in order to reduce an assault charge down to a violation. In another instance, he was successful in having a murder case - made infamous by the America's Most Wanted television program - dismissed at trial through cross-examination of the witness.

Civil Cases

The Law Offices of Adam M. Thompson, P.C. has helped thousands of people find justice through civil lawsuits and private settlements. From winning $1,200,000 for a car accident victim who required fusion surgery after being rear-ended, to obtaining $900,000 for a worker who was injured by toxic chemicals, Mr. Thompson is committed to helping victims obtain the compensation they need to benefit from appropriate treatment and move forward with their lives.

Sample Recoveries

Sample criminal defense cases/results include:

People of the State of New York v. Piterkin
Jury trial involving weapon possession and robbery charges. Client found not guilty.

People of the State of New York v. Getty
Drug case. Client found not guilty of felony drug possession and sale charges after jury trial.

People of the State of New York v. Grant
Press case involving rape charges. Dismissed prior to trial based upon investigative information obtained by Mr. Thompson demonstrating client was falsely accused.

People of the State of New York v. Villa
Press case. Client accused of embezzling over $5 million. Plea deal being negotiated for only 2-6 years of jail time.

People of the State of New York v. Mackey
Press case involving attempted murder charges. Client acquitted on all charges after jury trial.

People of the State of New York v. Bingham
Jury trial involving gun possession. Client acquitted.

People of the State of New Jersey v. Zuberi
Press case. Client accused of Medicaid fraud totaling more than $10 million and conspiracy. Following suppression of evidence hearing, Mr. Thompson obtained reduced plea bargain for client which included minimum fine and three months with supervised probation.

People of the State of New York v. Santos
Press case featured on America's Most Wanted television program. Murder case dismissed at trial. During cross-examination by Mr. Thompson, eye-witness admitted he did not see defendant commit the crime. Case dismissed by Court on motion.

People of the State of New York v. Devonish
Weapon possession charges. Client found not guilty by jury.

People of the State of New York v. Peralta
Press case involving credit card scam. Following jury trial, client’s felony charges were reduced to misdemeanors. Client was sentenced to a conditional discharge and fine. No jail time.

People of the State of New York v. Favia
Driving while intoxicated charges. Defendant found not guilty and acquitted in under 5 minutes.

People of the State of New York v. Boyd
Lawyer accused of fleeing scene of crime. Case dismissed after trial by judge.

United States of America v. Ebhara
Press case. Client accused of obtaining lewd materials via the Internet. Client received probation and home confinement following extensive presentence argument and memorandum of law by Mr. Thompson that persuaded Federal judge to deviate from Federal sentencing guidelines.

People of the State of New York v. Jalca
Press case. Appeal decision printed in NY Law Journal. Client accused of assault. Case won on appeal using ground-breaking legal argument concerning Prosecutor not turning over notes contained in diary of complaining witness. Case later reduced to violation.

People of the State of New York v. Johnson
Assault case. Client acquitted all charges in under 5 minutes.


Sample civil cases/recoveries include:

Appeals case (confidential)
Client's judgment and order of court to pay $500,000 in damages to sexual discrimination victim thrown out. Decision and order of court reversed and dismissed in its entirety.

Civil assault and battery case (confidential)
Client was assaulted by bar owner and suffered partial hearing loss. Recovered $425,000 for client.


Auto cases

Robinson v. Airborne Express
Rear-end collision. Settled pre-trial for $970,000.

Rainey v. NYC Transit Authority
Passenger on bus involved in accident and suffered foot fracture. Settled during trial for $125,000.

Auto case (confidential)
Client's car rear-ended. Fusion surgery needed. $1,200,000 for client.

Auto case (confidential)
Client's truck hit by delivery truck. Cervical fusion surgery needed. $500,000 for client.

Auto case (confidential)
Client's car hit by delivery truck. Fusion surgery needed. $970,000 for client.

Auto case (confidential)
Client was passenger in cab hit from side and suffered shoulder injury. $270,000 for client.


Civil rights cases

Nero v. City of New York
Press case. Police officers assaulted pregnant woman. Settled during trial for $150,000.

Robinson v. Modern School
Girl assaulted in school by other students due to no teacher supervision. Verdict of $1,050,000 for sexual assault.

Wubayeh v. City of New York
Press case. New York City police officer sexually assaulted citizens. Pending in federal court.

Corio v. City of New York
Press case. NYC off-duty police officer attacked citizen. Default judgment in favor of client for $150,000.

Colon v. City of New York
Press case. NYC police officer improperly shot and killed citizen. Settled pretrial for $250,000.

Hobbs v. City of New York
Press case. NYC school teacher negligently hit by police car while driving her car and was seriously injured. Settled during trial for $550,000.


Construction/negligence cases

Martinez v. 2775 Kings Terrace Association
Press case. Settled after jury verdict for $125,000.

Ganash v. Moishe Moving Corp.
Press case. Electrical explosion and fire in building. Case pending in New Jersey court.

Construction case (confidential)
Client injured from fallen construction debris. Suffered developmental delay. Recovered $1,200,000 for client.


Employment case

Couture v. Mycroft
Employment/wrongful termination case. Confidential settlement.


Environmental case

Environmental case (confidential).
Client injured from toxic chemicals at work location. Recovered $900,000 for client.


Slip, trip & fall cases

Melendi v. Tucciarone and Dimilia
Slip and fall on sidewalk. Settled pretrial for $90,000.

Little v. Housing Corp.
Slip and fall at property entrance. Settled at trial for $90,000.

Moldavan v. Dry Cleaners
Slip and fall on sidewalk. Settled pre-lawsuit for $75,000.

Awards & Honors

Top 25 Criminal Trial Lawyers Association
Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyers Top 25
Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Top 25
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
NADC Top One Percent
2015 Litigator Award
Who's Who in American Law
2014 Criminal Defense Clients Choice Award

Media/Press

Mr. Thompson is often a featured legal expert and analyst for major television, cable, and radio news media sources, including CNN, HLN, FOX, ABC, NBC, WPIX, WFAN, WOR, NEWSMAX, ARISE, CCTV, among others. 

Publications

Publications and videos:
How to Handle an Accident Case from Beginning to End (book, tape, and video series)

Motivational Speaking:
The ABC's of Life (book and videotape/CD series)

Memberships

New York State Trial Lawyers Association
New York State Bar Association
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
American Trial Lawyers Association
Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association
New York State Criminal Bar Association
Court-Appointed 18-B Felony Trial and Appellate Panel

Admissions

U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1992
U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1992
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1989
New York, 1989
New Jersey, 1989

Education

Temple University School of Law
J.D., 1988

City University of New York
B.A., 1985

Video
YouTube & Vimeo Video 1
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Law Offices of Adam M. Thompson, P.C.

48 Wall St #1100, New York, NY 10005, USA

(212) 267-2424

5 out of 5 stars

Delores Mcclain

5 out of 5 stars

posted 9 months ago

I forgot to mention that he not only won a case in 2000 but also won a recent case for a family member two months ago. Ready why I think Adam Thompson is the best below. Adam Thompson is the best. He handled a case for me way back in the early 2000 and won it with his dedication, years of...

Daringdan69 .

5 out of 5 stars

posted a year ago

When I was falsely accused, Mr. Adam M.Thompson saved my life, and had my case dismissed. when he first walked Into the courtroom on that day, the look on the Prosecutor and the District attorney's face was priceless. It was worth every single penny for me to have witnessed this, and then some. If...

Jasmine Smith

5 out of 5 stars

posted a year ago

Great amazing lawyer !! Adam handled my criminal case in a fast manner only a few court dates and it was done. I got a non jail sentence! Worth ever penny. Excellent effective straight foward lawyer. He stepped in and took over. Please call him and ask what he thinks you will not go wrong !

Malcolm Valerie

5 out of 5 stars

posted 3 years ago

Adam Thompson is not only a lawyer; he is a mastermind of the law. He is the go to man. The man with the plan. When you see no way out~He Does!!. He was my son's Saving Grace. My son had three felony cases in Supreme Court. Adam Thompson successfully negotiated them all. He saved my son over 9...

Ines Rosario

5 out of 5 stars

posted 3 years ago

I contacted the law office of Adam M. Thompson after slipping on ice and snow, on a sidewalk that was not properly cleaned, which resulted in my breaking my foot. I was unable to drive, work or care for my family for about a weeks. Mr. Thompson left no stone unturned (from the homeowners, to the...

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Law Offices of Adam M. Thompson, P.C. 48 Wall St #1100, New York, NY 10005

4.9 out of 5 stars

Michael Evans

5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 years ago

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5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 years ago

Elaine Shankman

5 out of 5 stars

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Victor Anthony Vega

5 out of 5 stars

posted 7 years ago

Erick Schmid

5 out of 5 stars

posted 7 years ago

Ron Melendi

5 out of 5 stars

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Kerwyn Hodge

5 out of 5 stars

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Scott Hirt

5 out of 5 stars

posted 7 years ago

Marilyn Andino

5 out of 5 stars

posted 7 years ago

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Law Offices of Adam M. Thompson, P.C.
Law Offices of Adam M. Thompson, P.C. 48 Wall St #1100, New York, NY 10005

5 out of 5 stars

Delores

5 out of 5 stars

posted 11 months ago

Adam Thompson is the best. He handled a case for me way back in the early 2000 and won it with his dedication, years of experience and his overall mannerism and personality. Adam has a way of really "listening: which a lot of attorneys missed out on or they're just overwork where their not able to...

Daniel P.

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 years ago

When I was falsely accused, Mr. Adam M.Thompson saved my life, and had my case dismissed. when he first walked Into the courtroom on that day, the look on the Prosecutor and the District attorney's face was priceless. It was worth every single penny for me to have witnessed this, and then some. If...

Raquel

5 out of 5 stars

posted 3 years ago

I contacted the law office of Adam M. Thompson after slipping on a sidewalk that was not properly cleaned, which resulted in my breaking my foot. I was unable to drive, work or care for my family for about a month. Mr. Thompson left no stone unturned (from the homeowners, city, and insurance...

anonymous

5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 years ago

I have worked with Adam in various cases during his 26 years of practice. He's a very smart and hardworking lawyer who has great creativity and puts it to work for you. He is also very energetic, and relentless in representing his clients. When I need a great trial lawyer in New York, Adam's the...

David

5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 years ago

Mr. Thompson walked me through my case (personal injury) and arranged for doctor visit for evaluation of injury and subsequent therapy sessions. He kept me informed of my status and explained the entire process so that there would be no surprises. I was prepared for depositions and eventually the...

Tom

5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 years ago

Adam put his heart into my case as if he were the client. He speaks up and stands up for his clients. A real old school mouthpiece. A true lawyer.

marcus11238

5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 years ago

Adam Thompson is one of the greatest lawyers in the legal profession. His knowledge of the legal system is impeccable. He got me out of some stuff and for that i am forever in his dept. He is know joke and he really wins every case.

AdamUrban

5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 years ago

THIS GUY IS THE "BEST OF THE BEST"! GENERALLY I DO NOT LIKE LAWYERS SO FOR ME TO SAY SOMETHING IS QUITE AMAZING. ADAM IS AN HONEST LAWYER WHO IS OUT FOR THE CLIENTS BEST INTEREST REGARDLESS IF IT PUTS MONEY IN HIS POCKET OR NOT. ITS HARD TO FIND A DECENT GUY WHO KNOWS WHAT HE IS TALKING ABOUT. SO IF...

Adreama

5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 years ago

Adam saved my life!! I was in danger of being falsely convicted because of poor representation from my first attorney. Adam stepped in and got down to business. He is super smart and understands the most important aspects of working a case. More importantly, Adam took the time to make me feel...

Karen

5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 years ago

If you are looking for a skilled, knowledgeable, caring yet aggressive defense in legal matters then Adam Thompson is your answer. I have known Mr. Thompson for seven years needing his assistance on two different occasions for a family member and then myself. My experiences with Mr. Thompson have...

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Law Offices of Adam M. Thompson, P.C.
Law Offices of Adam M. Thompson, P.C. 48 Wall St #1100, New York, NY 10005

5 out of 5 stars

Lawyers.com User

5 out of 5 stars

posted 9 months ago

He treats all his clients the same way whether he’s working pro bono as a service giving back or being paid. He is guaranteed to give it his best fight on behalf of his clients.

Lawyers.com User

5 out of 5 stars

posted 9 months ago

The Team is not just about business, they treat you like family. Adam was my lawyers on a wrongful death suit for my 8 yr old daughter Kenya. My first phone call was so pleasant an comforting. They had the best team working on my behalf. I was a mess over the loss of my baby girl. We won the case ....

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5 out of 5 stars

posted 9 months ago

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5 out of 5 stars

posted 9 months ago

Lawyers.com User

5 out of 5 stars

posted 9 months ago

great job. Was able to deliver that best outcome.

Lawyers.com User

5 out of 5 stars

posted 9 months ago

I have used Mr Thompson many times in the past. He is truly amazing as a lawyer he has gotten me out of so many things. I owe him my life that’s how good he is at his craft. He is always there when I need him. God bless you Mr. Thompson.

Lawyers.com User

5 out of 5 stars

posted 9 months ago

There is NO other choice. Adam is the man you need on your side. He is the best attorney on earth. I appreciate you & your team. You will be glad you you chose him. Thanks for everything!

Lawyers.com User

5 out of 5 stars

posted 9 months ago

Adam Thompson gives 100% towards working with you and working for you. He stops at nothing to get favorable outcomes and is relentless when it comes to fighting for his clients.

Lawyers.com User

5 out of 5 stars

posted 9 months ago

Mr. Thompson was successful in making sure I was compensated for the time it took to heal from an injury caused by my co-op's negligence.

Lawyers.com User

5 out of 5 stars

posted 9 months ago

Adam took over for two lawsuits from other law firms and got me great settlements in record time! He’s personable and always available!

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