Adam Garth

Partner

  • location icon Las Vegas, NV
    6385 South Rainbow Boulevard
    Suite 600
    Las Vegas, NV 89118

Adam Garth is a partner in the Las Vegas office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Medical Malpractice Department. He is an experienced attorney, litigator, negotiator and court insider and has been for more than 25 years. Mr. Garth's current legal practice involves the defense of physicians, non-physician personnel and providers as well as health care organizations, hospitals and medical facilities involving matters of professional negligence. He is licensed to practice in 6 states including Nevada (2019), California (1993), New York (1991), New Jersey (1993), Massachusetts (1992) and the District of Columbia (1992), and he is admitted in multiple Federal jurisdictions including the Southern, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of New York, the District of New Jersey, the Central and Eastern Districts of California, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

In addition to his private practice, Mr. Garth was previously appointed as a Temporary Judge in the Fresno County Superior Court in California, hearing and trying small claims matters in the absence of a full time bench officer. He performed similar functions for the Los Angeles Superior Court for traffic court matters.

Mr. Garth previously served as the Principal Court Attorney to a New York State Supreme Court Justice where he acted as the judge's chief legal advisor on all matters. He drafted decisions, orders and memoranda for the judge's signature, conferenced cases, prepared jury charges and reviewed all submissions made to the judge. His judicial branch responsibilities included conducting complex settlement negotiations with the attorneys on all matters, leading to one of the highest case resolution rates in the New York City metropolitan area. His many years of practical legal experience afforded him a unique ability to effectively and efficiently dispose of a vast range of matters while at the same time dispensing due justice to the litigants. Attorneys for litigants regularly sought his participation in the resolution of pending matters.

Mr. Garth was employed at several law firms in various capacities both as a litigation attorney and managing attorney responsible for the day to day management of the firm's professional and paraprofessional personnel. He completely overhauled the structure and protocols for several firms, and has often been referred to as the "lawyer's lawyer" by providing an avenue for the firm's attorneys to consult on a regular basis.

His many years of both legal and judicial experience have assisted him in obtaining highly successful results for his clients.

Published Opinions

  • Cruci v. General Electric Co., 33 AD3d 838, 824 NYS2d 105 (2nd Dept. 2006)
  • Torres v. W.J. Woodward Const., Inc., 32 AD3d 847, 821 NYS2d 617 (2nd Dept. 2006)
  • Gatewood v. Poughkeepsie Housing Auth., 28 AD3d 515, 813 NYS2d 203 (2nd Dept. 2006)
  • Schmidt v. DiPerno, 25 AD3d 545, 808 N.Y.S.2d 413 (2nd Dept. 2006)
  • Clark v. N-H Farms, Inc., 15 AD3d 605, 791 NYS2d 122 (2nd Dept. 2005)
  • Lithgow v. London Park Realty Corp., 6 AD3d 668, 776 NYS2d 586 (2nd Dept. 2004)
  • Tormey v. Shell Oil Company, et al., 309 AD2d 856, 766 NYS2d 73 (2nd Dept. 2003)
  • Moriarty v. Minisink Valley Central School District, 300 AD2d 637, 751 NYS2d 792 (2nd Dept. 2002)
  • Glickman v. City of New York, et al., 297 AD2d 220, 746 NYS2d 24 (1st Dept. 2002)
  • Lancaster v. St. Luke's Hospital, 295 AD2d 321, 744 NYS2d 334 (2nd Dept. 2002)
  • Rodriguez v. New York City Housing Authority, 194 AD2d 460, 599 NYS2d 263 (1st Dept. 1993)
  • Singh v. Barrett, 192 AD2d 378, 596 NYS2d 45 (1st Dept. 1993)
  • Urrea v. Sedgwick Avenue Assoc., 191 AD2d 319, 595 NYS2d 46 (1st Dept. 1993)
  • Fernandez v. MHP Land Assoc., 188 AD2d 417, 591 NYS2d 835 (1st Dept. 1992)

Community Activity

Southern Nevada Disciplinary Board

Admissions

  • State Bar Admissions
    • California
    • District of Columbia
    • Massachusetts
    • Nevada
    • New Jersey
    • New York
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Central District of California
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
    • United States District Court for the District of Nevada
    • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • United States District Court for the Western District of New York
  • United States Courts of Appeals
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Admissions

Nevada

Education

Syracuse University College of Law,

Juris Doctor, 1991

  • Syracuse Journal of International Law & Commerce, Executive Board, (1989-1991)

Tufts University

BA Political Science, Magna Cum Laude, 1988

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