Ahmuty, Demers & McManus is an AV rated litigation firm with a long history of satisfying the needs and expectations of a wide variety of clients.  With offices located in New York and New Jersey, ADM has established a presence in the State and Federal Courts covering the Tri-State area.

ADM specializes in all aspects of civil litigation, including a diverse and significant insurance defense litigation practice and a complex commercial litigation practice with clientele that includes a wide-ranging group of insurance companies, small businesses, municipalities, school districts, third party administrators, self-insureds, large corporations and individuals.


Philip J. McManus is a founding partner of ADM. ADM as it now exists was formed in 1983 when Philip J. McManus joined William R. Ahmuty, III and Henri A. Demers.

Mr. McManus is responsible for the supervision of the highest exposure and most complex matters handled by the Firm.  He is widely recognized as one of the most experienced and skilled litigators in the defense field.  Mr. McManus speaks regularly to various groups including the New York State Trial Lawyers, New York County Lawyers and other groups on a wide variety of topics, including New York Labor Law.

Mr. McManus is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.