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Matthew Paul Tomkiel

Matthew Paul Tomkiel

About me

Matthew Tomkiel has exclusively practiced plaintiff’s personal injury law in New York since 2003 with a primary focus on construction accident cases. He is a partner and a third-generation attorney in his family firm of Tomkiel & Tomkiel. He is also “of counsel” to several New York law firms and litigates their complex accident cases. He is frequently asked to assist other attorneys at trial and as appellate counsel.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 100%
    12 years



Contingent (33%)

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Contact info

Tomkiel & Tomkiel

370 Lexington Avenue.
Suite 412
New York, NY, 10017


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We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2015
Multi-Million Dollar AdvocateMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum2015
Top VerdictVerdict Search2014
Bronx Bar ChampionBronx County Bar Association2014
Top Settlements New York 2014 Construction #11New York Law Journal2014
Top Settlements New York 2014 Construction #18New York Law Journal2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerTomkiel & Tomkiel2013 - Present
AttorneyUrban Justice Center2009 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York County Lawyers' AssociationMemberN/A
Westchester County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Yonkers Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Bronx County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Etemi v. 325 E.101st St LLC, et al.$2,000,000 Mediated Settlement
Henry v. Eleventh Ave., L.P., 87 A.D.3d 523, 928 N.Y.S.2d 72 (2nd Dept. 2011)$2.7 Million Settlement at Mediation
Alvarez v. 1407 Broadway Real Estate LLC, 80 A.D.3d 524, 915 N.Y.S.2d 263 (1st Dept. 2011)$1.625 Million Settlement During Trial
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Publication nameTitleDate
Brooklyn Daily EagleSKETCHES OF COURT: Carpenter sues development, construction firms after accident2015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St John's University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of RichmondN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Tips and Techniques to Reduce the Likelihood of a Claim for Legal MalpracticeTort Topics for the General Practitioner2015