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Adam Kirschbaum is an associate in the Litigation Practice in Greenberg Traurig's New York office focusing on general commercial litigation. He represents clients in environmental and complex commercial matters, focusing on high-profile environmental, real estate, and contract disputes.

Capabilities

Experience

  • Representation of Empire State Development in a New York State Supreme Court matter which resulted in dismissal of two separate challenges to the state government approvals of a new arena for the NHL’s New York Islanders hockey team. The challenges to the Belmont Redevelopment Project were brought by a neighboring village and a group of citizens seeking to stop the ongoing construction of the arena alleging, among other grounds, that the project approvals violated the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) and the public trust doctrine.
  • Representation of Long Island Rail Road Company and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in a New York State Supreme Court matter which resulted in dismissal of the challenges of the Village of Garden City brought under the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) and Public Authorities Law to the installation of utilities poles.
  • Cantor Fitzgerald, 2012-2017
    • Law Clerk, 2016-2017
    • Assistant to the General Counsel, 2015-2016
    • Assistant to the Deputy General Counsel, 2012-2015

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 2017
    • Member, Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law
    • Member, Moot Court Honor Society
  • B.S., magna cum laude, Rutgers University, 2012
    • Phi Beta Kappa
Admissions
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York