Matthew Toporowski

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Albany, NY

The Wagoner Firm, PLLC
 | 150 State St., Suite 504
Albany, NY 12207
Phone: 518-400-0806
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2012
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Matthew Toporowski is a Trial Attorney at The Wagoner Firm, PLLC.  From the firm's offices in Albany, New York, he provides astute representation to individual and business clients throughout the Capital District. Mr. Toporowski has been admitted to practice before all New York state courts since 2012.

    A portion of Mr. Toporowski's practice consists of personal injury and wrongful death litigation, in which he assists people who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence of other persons or entities. The types of cases that he has handled in this regard have included premises liability as well as motor vehicle accidents, and he has been able to obtain significant compensation for many of his clients, both through jury awards as well as through settlements negotiated outside of court with defendants and their insurers.

    Other types of civil litigation that Mr. Toporowski has worked on have included breach of contracts and other business matters, noncompete agreements, breach of fiduciary duties, and partnership disputes. He has extensive criminal defense experience as well, representing clients who have been charged by the state or federal government with having committed misdemeanor or felony offenses ranging from driving while intoxicated to fraud and other white collar crimes.

    After receiving a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in history and political science from The College of Saint Rose in 2008, Mr. Toporowski pursued his legal education at New York Law School. He was a member of the New York Law School Law Review and served several internships with federal judges, the Attorney General's Office and the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, before being awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 2011.  Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Toporowski was a trial attorney with the Albany County District Attorney's Office and a law clerk to the Judges of the Appellate Division, Third Department.  

    Practice Areas
    • 30%Business Litigation
    • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 20%Business/Corporate
    • 20%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Business Formation and Planning, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis


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    Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020

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    About Matthew Toporowski

    Admitted: 2012, New York

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    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • United States District Courts for the Eastern District of New York
    • United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York
    • New York

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Law Review, New York Law School

    Educational Background:

    • The College of St. Rose, Bachelor of Arts in History/Political Science, Minor: Philosophy, Honors: cum laude, 2008
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    Office Location for Matthew Toporowski

    150 State St.
    Suite 504
    Albany, NY 12207

    Phone: 518-400-0806

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    Last Updated: 1/4/2021

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