Adam Schlatner Joins Cozen O’Connor As a Partner
Adam Schlatner recently joined the firm as a member. An experienced litigator, Adam excels at handling complex commercial litigation at both trial and appellate levels involving securities, labor & employment, shareholder litigation, products liability, antitrust issues among many other subjects.
He has briefed and argued numerous major First Amendment cases, including Manhattan Community Access Corporation v. Halleck. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from State University of New York at Binghamton and graduated law school with honors.
Early Life and Education
Adam Schlatner was born June 2, 1968 and currently resides in Chappaqua, New York. He currently has three emails, two addresses and two phone numbers on file with him.
Graduate of University of Michigan Law School. Began legal career at Winston & Strawn LLP before transitioning to Baker Hostetler where he now is a partner.
In 2019, he successfully briefed, argued and won a landmark First Amendment case before the United States Supreme Court – Manhattan Community Access Center v. Halleck – which clarified whether private entities may be held accountable for constitutional violations.
Additionally, he is an active participant in various professional and civic associations. Additionally, he serves on the board of directors for Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.
Adam Schlatner began his legal career at Winston & Strawn LLP for 18 years. Here he practiced complex commercial litigation – handling cases related to contract law, securities trading and investments, labor and employment issues, shareholder and intellectual property disputes, antitrust violations, consumer fraud as well as product liability as well as conducting corporate internal investigations across a range of topics and industries.
He has represented entities and individuals in contract and partnership disputes, defended securities class and derivative litigation, conducted internal and criminal investigations, participated in multiple corporate transactions and real estate deals as well as providing sports-related representation on behalf of teams, owners, agents and athletes.
Adam Schlatner is an award-winning graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and admitted to practice both in Illinois and New York. Additionally, he serves on Cozen O’Connor’s nationally recognized Sports industry team.
Adam Schlatner is a partner at Cozen O’Connor’s New York office and specializes in complex commercial litigation matters such as contracts, securities, shareholder derivatives, products liability suits and consumer fraud class actions. He specializes in corporate and real estate transactional matters. He has briefed and argued before the United States Supreme Court in numerous cases, represented the New York Stock Exchange during their internal, SEC, and New York Attorney General investigations, as well as litigation concerning compensation of former Chairman and CEO Richard A. Grasso; represented former chairman and CEOs of publicly held software companies in securities class actions as well as shareholder derivative litigation; as well as investigations by government entities or civil investigators.
He graduated honors with high distinction from the University of Michigan Law School and currently resides in Chappaqua, New York.
Adam Schlatner currently resides at 31 Longview Lane Chappaqua, NY 10514-1304. Prior residences for him included 201 E 86th St New York 10028 where he lived with Wendy and their two children. Adam is an accomplished attorney with extensive experience handling complex commercial litigation in areas like securities, products liability, antitrust law, directors and officers liability cases, executive compensation packages for directors/officers/executive compensation plans/compensating agents as well as consumer fraud cases and intellectual property cases. He heads his firm’s nationally acclaimed Sports industry team representing all sectors such as professional/amateur teams/owners/executives/agencies/broadcasters/media companies/broadcasters etc.