Adam R. Durst

Adam R. Durst



Practice Groups

Adam Durst focuses his practice on insurance coverage law and coverage litigation in state and federal courts. His practice involves counseling insurers and policyholders on their respective coverage obligations or entitlements under first-party and liability policies, including occurrence-based and claims-made coverages, and handling complex coverage litigation.

Adam earned his bachelor’s from St. John Fisher College, graduating magna cum laude, and went on to earn his law degree at the State University of New York at Buffalo, again graduating magna cum laude. During law school he was finalist in multiple moot court and advocacy competitions and worked with the Buffalo Human Rights Law Review, first as a law clerk and later as executive publication editor.

  • The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society “Man of the Year” Award, 2014 (Rochester, New York)
Professional Affiliations
  • Erie County Bar Association
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
Community Involvement
  • The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society 
Admitted to Practice
  • New York
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of New York
  • State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2013
  • St. John Fisher College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2010
  • "The Mold Exclusion’s Consumption Exception: What Constitutes a Good or Product Intended for Bodily Consumption?" (co-author), DRI Raising the Bar, Volume 15 Issue 3, April 1, 2019
  • "Loading and Unloading: Causal Connection Is the Key for Insurance Coverage" (Co-Author), DRI The Voice, March 13, 2019
  • "Chapter: Discovery in Insurance Coverage and Bad-Faith Litigation," Insurance Law Practice, 2018 Revision, New York State Bar Association, 2018