Faculty profiles

Adam Kahn, Esq.

Course: Health Law and Policy Capstone

Adam Kahn

Adam Kahn is an adjunct professor of law at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and a senior fellow with the Gitenstein Institute for Health Law and Policy at Hofstra University. As a senior fellow, Mr. Kahn teaches a discussion seminar for students interested in health law and assists with planning and implementing various other programs, including programs concerning elder abuse and the institute’s Conversations: Health and Treatment (CHAT) project, which focuses on educating members of the community about health care decision-making issues. Furthermore, Mr. Kahn serves as an educational consultant and law teacher for Hofstra University’s Saturday Scholars Academy, which aims to provide supplemental academic support to middle and high school students.

As an attorney, Mr. Kahn holds an associate attorney position at Genser Dubow Genser & Cona, LLP. There, he concentrates his practice in the representation of residential health care facilities, devoting his time primarily to guardianships, litigation and Medicaid eligibility issues. In addition, Mr. Kahn’s practice focuses on matters involving legal decision-making and incapacity, including advance planning and interfamily dispute resolution. Mr. Kahn is also certified by the Office of Court Administration to serve as court evaluator, counsel for alleged incapacitated persons and guardian for incapacitated persons. Prior to becoming an associate with the firm, Mr. Kahn worked as a law clerk at Genser Dubow Genser & Cona, LLP, handling elder law, trust and estate matters, and guardianship cases. During this time, he also worked as a research assistant for Professor Akilah N. Folami and Associate Dean Jennifer Gundlach at Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.

Mr. Kahn received his Juris Doctor from Hofstra University School of Law, magna cum laude, where he was both a Merit Scholar and a member of the Dean’s Scholars program. In addition, he was awarded the Debra Sloyer Memorial Scholarship in Trial Advocacy and the Ruskin Moscou Faltischek Award for Outstanding Appellate Advocacy. While a student at Hofstra University School of Law, Mr. Kahn served as an associate editor and member of the Advanced Research Committee for the Hofstra Law Review and was a founding member of the Hofstra Elder Law Society. He also held an executive position with the Hofstra Moot Court Board and now acts as a coach for interscholastic moot court competitions. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Oberlin College.