David R. Bikofsky

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Newton, MA

Gillis & Bikofsky, P.C.
1150 Walnut Street
Newton, MA 02461
Phone: 617-244-4300
Fax: 617-964-0862
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%), Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%), General Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

As a partner at Gillis & Bikofsky, P.C., David R. Bikofsky is committed to representing clients in Boston, Newton, Allston, Brighton, Brookline, Chestnut Hill, Boston, Needham, the MetroWest region, Watertown and Wellesley, Massachusetts. He focuses his practice on personal injury cases that involve the following matters: medical malpractice, construction accidents, defective products and automobile accidents, catastrophic injuries and wrongful death.

Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University, Mr. Bikofsky went on to earn a Juris Doctor in 1982 from Boston College Law School.

For more than 35 years, Mr. Bikofsky has used creativity and tenacity to secure favorable outcomes on behalf of people who have suffered due to someone else's negligence. Having decades of experience working with people who are seriously injured, he knows the challenges his clients face after an accident or injury. Mr. Bikofsky takes the time to understand what a client's goals are for each case and treats every matter as though it will go to trial. He has a track record of obtaining favorable verdicts and settlements, and for his achievements, he holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Bikofsky has also been asked to testify before the state legislature regarding topics such as consumer and patient rights.

Active in the legal community, Mr. Bikofsky is on the Board of Governors for the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and is a past president of the organization. He has also served as a state delegate to the American Association for Justice and has delivered a number of lectures for the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and other bar organizations.

Outside the courtroom, Mr. Bikofsky is an accomplished girl's basketball coach, having been instrumental in helping over fifty girls realize their dream of playing college basketball.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%General Litigation
Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Products Liability


12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2021

About David R. Bikofsky

Admitted: 1982, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: http://gillisandbikofsky.com/attorneys/david-r-bikofsky/

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Assistant Varsity Girls Basketball Coach, Newton South High School
  • Past President, Bay State Jaguars Basketball Club (AAU)
  • Principal in Doner Elite Basketball- Youth camps and clinics 

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Executive Committee, Secretary and Treasurer
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA), Board of Governors
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), Member, Former Massachusetts Delegate
  • Massachusetts Bar
  • President, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, 2003-2004

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and Massachusetts Bar Association, Lecturer

Educational Background

  • Tufts University, B.A., 1978


  • "Top Attorney in Massachusetts" by Boston Magazine, 2012
  • "New England Super Lawyer 2010"
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Office Location for David R. Bikofsky

1150 Walnut Street
Newton, MA 02461

Phone: 617-244-4300

Fax: 617-964-0862

Last Updated: 4/26/2021

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