Adam Thompson is a New York City criminal defense and personal injury trial attorney with over 25 years of experience, as well as a nationally-syndicated radio talk show host, TV legal analyst, and legal commentator.

Education and Experience

Bar Admissions:

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


  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, J.D. 1988
  • City University of New York, New York, NY, B.A. 1985
  • Brooklyn Technical High School, Brooklyn, New York 1982

Honors and Awards:

  • 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

Professional Associations and 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

Motivational Speaking:

The ABC’s of Life (book and videotape/CD series)