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Adam Gana

Managing Partner
agana@ganallp.com
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Toll Free: 800-810-4262

345 7th Ave, 21st Floor
New York, New York 10001

1608 S. Ashland Ave, #76604
Chicago, Illinois 60608

Adam Gana is the managing partner of the firm. His practice focuses on all aspects of securities arbitration, complex commercial and business litigation, insurance litigation, employment law, class actions and appeals. As a seasoned arbitration and trial lawyer, Mr. Gana’s experience includes litigation in both State and Federal Courts as well as in various alternative dispute resolution venues. He has tried more than twenty cases to verdict before the state and federal trial and appellate courts, AAA, JAMS, NFA and FINRA.

Mr. Gana was named in the New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars® for three straight years, ranked AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale - Hubbell™ (the highest honor offered), and ranked by the National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 100 attorneys in the state of New York.

Education

New York Law School
Magna Cum Laude

University of Vermont
Bachelor of Arts

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice New York
Illinois
Southern District of New York
Eastern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit
Honors
  • Global Directory of Who’s Who (Top Lawyer)
  • The National Trial Lawyers ­ – Top 100 Attorneys
  • Super Lawyer: New York Edition, 2011 - 2016
  • Martindale Hubble AV Preeminent Rated – the highest ranking awarded
  • The National Trial Lawyers – 40 Under 40 in New York
  • The American Registry, Rising Star, Securities Litigation Division
  • Dr. Max Reich Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy
  • Justice John Marshall Harlan Merit Based Scholarship
  • New York Law School Public Service Award
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • PsiChi National Honor Society
Publications
Speaking Engagements
  • Annuity Seminar, Moderator, 2015 Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA) Meeting
  • Securities Arbitration: An Overview, Sole Speaker for the Deal School Transactional Lunch Workshop, September 17, 2015
  • Securities Round Table, American Bar Association – Commercial Litigation and Arbitration Section, Arbitrating FINRA Product Cases, May 20, 2015
  • Securities Law Seminar, 2013 Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA) Meeting 
  • How to Arbitrate a Product Specific Suitability Case, 2011 Annual PIABA Meeting
  • Subprime Mortgage Crisis, New York Law School, 2010
  • Running a Successful Practice in New York, New York Law School, 2010 & 2011
  • Investor Rights Clinic & Seminar, New York Law School, Guest Lecturer, 2012 & 2013
  • Investor Rights Clinic & Seminar, Pace Law School, Guest Lecturer, 2011 & 2012
Previous Experience

Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik, LLP

Sidley Austin, LLP

Law Clerk to the Honorable Alan C. Kay, U.S. District Court of Hawaii

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Public Investor Arbitration Bar Association, Board of Directors

American Bar Association, Alternative/Securities Dispute Resolution Committee, Member

FINRA Arbitrator

Pro Bono

Mr. Gana has been committed to various pro bono matters throughout his career. He has dedicated hundreds of hours to inMotion, Inc. an organization designed to help women victimized by domestic violence. In addition, Mr. Gana represented a death row inmate in Alabama throughout the appellate process. Mr. Gana also taught rhetoric and debate to high school students.

Client Reviews
★★★★★
"I will never forget how much you helped me by winning my case! I never thought I would see any money from my investment. I admire the way you fight for everyday people against big companies. Thank you so much!"
★★★★★
"Adam is an outstanding lawyer. I have worked on several cases with Adam and look forward to working with him again in the future." Rob D. - Co-Counsel.
★★★★★
"If you want an attorney that is easy to talk to and genuinely cares about your legal situation, contact Adam Gana. He helped me settle a difficult contract dispute. When you work with Adam, he makes you feel as if you are his top priority. He will call you regularly to stay on top of the situation and submits all necessary legal documentation in a timely manner. His writing is excellent, his demeanor professional, and his work exceptional." Nancy N.
★★★★★
Adam helped me recover money from my broker when I thought all was lost. My house was about to be foreclosed, and I lost everything. Adam came in and saved my life. Jean C.
★★★★★
Gana LLP has the best attorneys period. They work hard, they work fast and I would recommend them to anyone. They are like family. Liz N.