SOKOLOFF STERN, LLP
Adam Kleinberg graduated from the State University of New York at Albany in 1996 and received his J.D. from Touro Law School in 1999, where he served as a Notes & Comments Editor of the Touro Law Review. He is admitted to the bars of the State of New York and New Jersey, the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Southern, and Northern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He serves as a member of the Half Hollow Hills Central School District Board of Education and an Adjunct Professor at Touro Law School.
Mr. Kleinberg routinely serves as defense counsel to municipalities, school districts, police departments, public housing authorities, and private corporations in employment, civil rights, contract, and tort matters throughout New York State. He regularly defends claims brought under the United States Constitution, the New York State Human Rights Law, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act. He also handles complex commercial, land use, and zoning matters, has served as a special prosecutor regarding the violation of municipal regulations, and has served as an investigator into the alleged violation of anti-discrimination laws and policies.
Mr. Kleinberg’s appellate victories have been featured on the front page of the New York Law Journal. He is a frequent guest speaker at seminars for insurance professionals and defense attorneys, and has been published in the New York State Bar Association’s Municipal Lawyer Journal. Mr. Kleinberg serves as general and litigation counsel to various private companies in the construction, manufacturing, hospitality, supermarket, and security industries, handling contract matters, labor issues, and administrative hearings. He has helped clients successfully resolve wage underpayment investigations, prosecute and defend commercial litigation matters, and represents them in corporate transactions.
Mr. Kleinberg has extensive experience in the defense of errors and omissions claims, having defended complex malpractice claims brought against insurance brokers, designers, real estate brokers, property managers, and property associations. Mr. Kleinberg is also an experienced insurance coverage litigator, representing insurers nationally in declaratory judgment actions seeking to enforce coverage defenses.