Adam Slutsky

Adam Slutsky

Adam Slutsky

Adam Slutsky, a partner in Goodwin’s Securities Litigation & White Collar Defense Group, focuses his practice on securities and complex commercial litigation as well as shareholder disputes and disputes arising from corporate mergers and acquisitions. He litigates cases in state court, federal court, and arbitration, and he represents clients in connection with a variety of investigations by federal and state regulators, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Massachusetts Attorney General, and the Massachusetts Securities Division.

Professional Experience

Mr. Slutsky served as a law clerk to the Honorable Peter K. Leisure of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. He also has taught legal writing to law students at Boston University School of Law. While attending law school, Mr. Slutsky was the Writing and Research Editor for the Fordham Law Review.

Areas of Practice


Mr. Slutsky’s clients include public and private healthcare and life science companies and technology companies, their boards and officers, and private equity firms and their partners. His recent representations include:

  • Dialogic Merger Litigation: Representation of the board of directors of Dialogic Inc. in connection with shareholder class action challenging the acquisition of Dialogic. Plaintiff voluntarily dismissed the complaint with no settlement.
  • Great Hill Transactional Litigation. Representation of a private equity firm and a portfolio company that it purchased in connection with transactional litigation. Obtained significant Delaware Chancery Court ruling that a seller’s attorney-client privileged communications, including the seller’s privileged communications concerning the transaction, vest in the surviving corporation following the transaction unless the parties contractually agree otherwise.
  • Shareholder Representative Services Contract Litigation. Representation of shareholder representative in lawsuit alleging breach of a merger agreement. Successfully argued and defeated the defendant’s dispositive motion to dismiss in Delaware Chancery Court.
  • Countrywide Securities Litigation. Representation of Countrywide Financial Corporation and its affiliates in a multidistrict litigation in California federal court involving, among other cases, lawsuits brought by the FDIC in its capacity as receiver for various failed banks. Won dismissal in numerous of these lawsuits on the grounds that the FDIC’s claims were untimely under federal law and state law statutes of limitations and repose.



Fordham University School of Law

(magna cum laude, Order of the Coif)

Cornell University


U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Honorable Peter K. Leisure



New York


U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
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