Adam L. Barnett
Adam L. Barnett
Mr. Barnett currently practices in the areas of Personal Injury Litigation (automobile accidents and slip and falls, for example) Social Security Disability, Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act/Defense Base Act, and Veterans’ Disability at the Law Offices of Jason G. Barnett, P.A.
Mr. Barnett previously worked for three years as the Acting Deputy Commissioner and the First Assistant Commissioner for the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA). As part of his duties, Mr. Barnett planned the day-to-day operations and activities of the Legal, Enforcement, Adjudication, and Consumer Services Divisions, comprising 158 employees with a multi-million dollar annual budget.
Prior to work on behalf of consumers, he was Assistant General Counsel and Government Affairs Director to Omega World Travel, Inc., one of the largest travel management companies in the country. At Omega, he drafted and helped negotiate national and international business agreements and assisted the chief operating officer in the day-to-day management of the company. He also represented Omega’s interests before elected and non-elected government officials, agencies, and boards.
Mr. Barnett previously served on the staff of former U.S. Representative Stephen J. Solarz as a District Representative, Case Manager, and Assistant Press Secretary. He helped consumers with Social Security, Veterans’ and immigration issues. He later served on the majority staff of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Government Reform and Oversight Committee, Subcommittee on Government Management. Mr. Barnett worked on an oversight investigation of executive branch travel expenditures.
Mr. Barnett also worked as an Executive Producer for “News-Talk New York” at WABC-AM in New York City and as a News Production Assistant at WINS-AM in New York City.
Mr. Barnett has passed three different state bar examinations, all on the first attempt. He is licensed in Florida, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. He speaks English and Spanish. He was born in Brooklyn and raised in Boston. He enjoys spending time with his family during his free time and traveling.