Michael Zogala is a senior trial attorney at Kahn, Gordon, Timko & Rodriques, P.C. He has been admitted to practice in the State of New York since 2008 and joined the firm in 2010. Originally from Canada, Mr. Zogala received his J.D. cum laude from Osgoode Hall Law School (Toronto) in 2007, where he focused his legal studies on complex litigation and mass torts. While in law school, Mr. Zogala was an editor of the Osgoode Hall Law Journal and he interned for various Judges of the Ontario Court of Justice. Mr. Zogala's work has been published in the Canadian Class Action Review.
Since moving to New York, Mr. Zogala has become a well-respected trial attorney whose practice focuses primarily on personal injury litigation on behalf of Plaintiffs who have been injured as the result of motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, premises accidents and medical malpractice. He has successfully tried a substantial number of cases to verdict in all five boroughs of the City of New York, as well as Nassau, Westchester, Orange, and Dutchess counties. He annually authors the No-Fault jurisprudence updates for the & 'Decisions' & continuing legal education seminars given by the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute.
In 2019, Mr. Zogala was recognized as one of the "Top 40 under 40 civil plaintiff trial attorneys by the National Trial Lawyers. He has counted a Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York among his clients and he is an active member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, and the LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York.
Areas of Practice
- Personal Injury Litigation
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Construction Accidents
- Premises Accidents
- Medical Malpractice
- New York, 2008
- U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
- Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- J.D. – 2007
- Major: Complex Litigation and Mass Torts
Professional Associations and Memberships
- New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member
- American Association of Justice, Member
- LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York