Office Location

99 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
T 212.286.8585
F 212.490.8966 
ny@hpmb.com

Areas of Practice

Medical Liability Defense

Education

University of Massachusetts: 1998
Brooklyn Law School: 2006

Bar Admissions

New York

Adam M. Dlugacz

Partner

adlugacz@hpmb.com

Adam Dlugacz is a partner at Heidell, Pittoni, Murphy & Bach, LLP.  Mr. Dlugacz has spent his entire career representing premier medical centers and health systems, academic medical centers, individual physicians and other healthcare professionals in complex, high exposure, medical liability actions.  Mr. Dlugacz’s practice focuses on all medical specialties, including neurosurgery, interventional cardiology, obstetrics and gynecology, and orthopedic surgery. Mr. Dlugacz represents our clients at all phases of pre-trial litigation through to verdict at trial. Mr. Dlugacz joined HPMB in 2010 and became a partner in 2017.  Recognized as a leader by his peers and clients, he was elected to serve on the firm’s Executive Committee in 2022.  Mr. Dlugacz also serves as the administrative partner for Healthcare Risk Advisors.

In addition to obtaining successful results for our clients, Mr. Dlugacz has provided several lectures and mock trial presentations to physicians and hospitals regarding the implications of various issues in medicine and litigation. He has also given lectures for CLE programs on issues encountered by medical malpractice attorneys.

Prior to joining HPMB, Adam was a prosecutor in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office in the Office’s Special Victims and Domestic Violence Bureaus where he successfully prosecuted numerous felonies at trial.

Verdicts & Cases

Summary Judgment Dismissal

Partners Adam Dlugacz and Alejandra Gil successfully moved for summary judgment on behalf of a gastroenterologist and major teaching hospital thereby securing dismissal of plaintiff’s claims that the defendants failed to timely diagnose his...

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Frye Motion Granted

Partners Adam Dlugacz and Daniel Ratner successfully argued that plaintiffs should be precluded from advancing their theory of causation that the infant-plaintiff suffered silent hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy due to prolonged exposure to...

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Summary Judgment in New York County Obstetrical Malpractice Case

Representing a major New York City medical center and two obstetrician-gynecologists, HPM&B successfully moved for summary judgment dismissal of all claims on behalf of an infant who was born prematurely with severe neurological damages....

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