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Benjamin M. Adams

Benjamin M. Adams

Location:
New York, New York
Phone:
845-371-5930
212-683-2332
Fax:
201-391-1065
Email:

Benjamin M. Adams is the principal and founder of the Adams Law Group LLC.

Educational Background

Mr. Adams graduated from New York University with Honors. He went on to receive his Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School with a number of distinctions including Law Review. After graduating from Law School, Mr. Adams was admitted the PhD program for Political Science at Columbia University. In 2008, Mr. Adams received his M.Phil from Columbia University with a specialty in American Political Science. He is now ABD (all but doctorate), and is currently working on his dissertation in the study of judicial behavior. He has taught Constitutional Law and American Political Science as an adjunct profession at the City University of New York.

Practice of Law in New York

Real Estate & Loan Origination

Mr. Adams was admitted to practice in New York in 1996, and he has been in private practice since that time. Over the course of his career, Mr. Adams has specialized in several fields of law. His firm has handled upwards of seven thousand real estate closings and residential mortgage originations. He represents private buyers and sellers in real estate transactions. He has also represented large institutional lenders including JPMorgan Chase, Citibank, Wells Fargo Bank, Bank of America, and a host of others national and regional banks. Mr. Adams has represented clients in the process of condominium conversion as well representing cooperative corporations.

Bankruptcy & Loss Mitigation

Mr. Adams has 15 years of experience handling bankruptcy matters. His primary focus has been helping individuals obtain relief under Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 of the bankruptcy code. Mr. Adams has also handled Chapter 11 cases reorganizations and corporate dissolutions. He has also represented creditors in the bankruptcy court. Mr. Adams has extensive experience representing clients in other areas of loss mitigation including loan modifications, debt settlement, and foreclosure defense.

Other Areas of Expertise

Mr. Adams is well versed in the area of estate planning and administration. He has handled both small estates and multi-million dollar estates. Mr. Adams also has a diverse background in family law, including prenuptial agreements, separation agreements, and divorces. Mr. Adams is familiar with the full range of corporate law issues, from formation to dissolution. Finally, Mr. Adams is an experienced litigator including experience handling personal injury matters. 

Title Related Matters

Mr. Adams owned and opertaed a title company in New York for 10 years and has extensive knowledge of all title-related matters. He also holds title producer licenses in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Florida.

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Estate Planning
  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Real Estate Law
  • Foreclosure & Alternatives
  • Loss Mitigation
  • Loan Origination

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • District of Columbia

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D.
    • Law Review: Brooklyn Law School Review
  • Columbia University
    • M.Phil. - 2008
    • Major: American Political Science
  • New York University
    • B.A. (Cum Laude)
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Political Science

Classes/Seminars

  • Lecturer, Intro to American Political Science, CUNY- Baruch
  • Lecturer, Constitutional Law, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • Lecturer, Separation of Powers, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Member
  • Rockland County Bar Association, Member
Office Locations

Adams Law Group LLC
160 Summit Ave #205
Montvale, NJ 07645

Please call for an appointment in one of our offices conveniently located in Manhattan, Westchester and Rockland.
888-738-0088 or Email

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