Adam J. Safer

Adam J. Safer

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Adam J. Safer



Adam Safer is a litigator who focuses his practice in employment and complex commercial disputes, including construction matters. He represents financial institutions, middle-market companies and high level executives.

Adam counsels clients in connection with employment raids, restrictive covenants, contract disputes, unfair competition and compensation matters. He also conducts employment discrimination investigations and serves as lead counsel at trial and injunction proceedings in federal and state courts and before arbitral tribunals.

Adam also represents clients in complex commercial litigation matters involving financial transactions and licensing, allegations of fraud and breach of contract issues. Managing directors and senior executives look to his direct approach to obtaining the best results for structuring and enforcing employment terms.

Adam tries cases in federal and state courts, and also handles the full range of mediation and arbitration, including FINRA, AAA, JAMS and ICC arbitrations. Prior to joining Goulston & Storrs, Adam was a partner with the New York City litigation boutique, Miller & Wrubel, P.C.

In addition to his work for clients, Adam serves as the firm's Assistant General Counsel. In this capacity, he advises the firm and its members on matters of professionalism and risk management.


  • Martindale Hubbell Peer-Review Rated AV Preeminent™


  • New York City Bar Association
  • Ethics in Employment Law, Co-Chair, New York City Bar (2011)
  • Member of Labor and Employment Committee of the New York City Bar
  • Clerkship with Hon. Lawrence M. McKenna, United States District Court, Southern District of New York


  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit


  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University  (J.D., magna cum laude)
    • Felix Frankfurter Award
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison  (B.A.)