Jacob A. Piorkowski

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Buffalo, NY

The Tarantino Law Firm, LLP
 | 1500 Rand Building, 14 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: 716-849-6500
Fax: 716-849-6503
Selected To Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Business/Corporate (40%)
Attorney Profile

At The Tarantino Law Firm, LLP, Jacob A. Piorkowski is an attorney who handles business formation, limited liability companies, liquor license applications, new restaurant formation, small-business development structuring, mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiations and lease agreements in New York. He also practices personal injury law and is admitted to practice in the state of New York and before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York and the United States District Court for the Western District of New York.

At The College at Brockport, he earned a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in history. He then attended the Thomas M. Cooley Law School, where he obtained his Juris Doctor. A member of the Erie County Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association, Mr. Piorkowski handles liquor license applications throughout the entire state while the rest of his practice is focused on Niagara, Erie and the seven surrounding counties in New York.

His personal injury practice and experience includes assault, dog bites, slip and falls, motor vehicle accidents, and labor and construction accidents. As Mr. Piorkowski has participated in many jury trials throughout the years, he has also been successful at the Court of Appeals in the New York State Appellate Division.

Spending his volunteer time teaching guitar in the county’s public schools, Mr. Piorkowski is on the board of directors of Internal Creations. He finds great enjoyment in complex transactional matters and protecting the best interests of his clients, both businesses and those who have been injured by the negligence of another. With almost a decade of experience, he is intelligent, knowledgeable and experienced in getting clients the results they want.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Personal Injury - General
  • 40%Business/Corporate
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations


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Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020

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About Jacob Piorkowski

Admitted: 2011, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.tarantinolaw.com/About-Us/Jacob-A-Piorkowski.sht...


  • Awardee, School of Letters and Sciences Graduate Award, College at Brockport
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Western District Bankruptcy Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Erie County Bar Association
  • New York, 2011

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Internal Creations, Board of Directors

Educational Background:

  • Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts, Major- Music
  • The College at Brockport, Master of Arts in History
  • The College at Brockport, Bachelor of Arts in History
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Office Location for Jacob A. Piorkowski

1500 Rand Building
14 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: 716-849-6500

Fax: 716-849-6503

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Last Updated: 3/30/2020

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