Adam Klasfeld

Journalism Fellow

Adam Klasfeld (@KlasfeldReports) is an experienced legal journalist, most recently at The Messenger where he was the senior legal correspondent. He previously worked as the managing editor of the news outlet Law&Crime, where he helped lead their website operations and provided their audience with clear and straightforward coverage of legal news and high profile cases. During his tenure as a Courthouse News reporter, he covered then-President Donald Trump’s impeachment trials, Jeffrey Epstein’s sex trafficking case, Michael Cohen, and Chelsea Manning’s Wikileaks case, among many others. A graduate of Rutgers University, Klasfeld is a leading courtroom reporter. He is also on LinkedIn.

Klasfeld is also the author of Dispatches from the Trump Trial Courtroom in New York.

Articles by this author:

‘Election Fraud, Pure and Simple’: Trump’s Prosecutors Move Beyond Stormy Daniels in Wide-Lens Trial Opening


Apr 22nd, 2024

41 Star Witnesses and Bit Players in Trump’s NY Criminal Trial

by , and

Apr 17th, 2024

Trump’s Forbidden Legal Strategy: What New York Law Won’t Let the Jury Do


Apr 15th, 2024

Trump’s ‘Ill-Gotten Gains’: Breaking Down the $464M Civil Fraud Appeal


Apr 2nd, 2024

Trump’s Prosecutorial Misconduct Claims Fall Flat in N.Y. Criminal Case, as Judge Sets April Trial


Mar 25th, 2024

Visualizing ‘Hush Money’: How Trump’s Complex Payoffs Sparked 34 Election-Related Criminal Charges


Mar 25th, 2024

Judge’s Ruling Keeps Trump’s N.Y. Trial Mostly About Election Influence


Mar 19th, 2024

As Donald Trump’s Trial Looms, Alvin Bragg Doesn’t Think Jurors Need to See Rudy Giuliani’s Hannity Gaffe


Mar 8th, 2024

Manhattan DA Requests ‘Narrowly Tailored’ Gag Order on Trump Before March Trial


Feb 26th, 2024

What to Expect Following Trump’s Civil Fraud Judgment: A Primer on the Appeals Process and More

by and

Feb 23rd, 2024

Trump Must Pay $450m Civil Fraud Judgment, But Now Avoids Corp Death Penalty


Feb 16th, 2024

Trump Fails to Get N.Y. Hush-Money Case Dismissed, as Judge Gears Up for March Trial


Feb 15th, 2024