Jonny Kool

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in New York, New York

Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool and The Law Office of William A. Gallina, LLP
Jonny Kool
Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool and The Law Office of William A. Gallina, LLP

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability; view more

Licensed in New York since: 1989

Education: New England Law | Boston

Languages Spoken: English, French, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2023

Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool and The Law Office of William A. Gallina, LLP

233 Broadway
Suite 1800
New York, NY 10279 Visit website


In a legal career that has spanned nearly three decades, Jonny Kool has earned a reputation for deftly handling particularly difficult cases. A partner at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP, in New York, New York, he assists clients throughout the state who have been harmed by another party's negligence or recklessness. Representative matters have included construction site accidents, motor vehicle collisions, brain injuries and wrongful death.

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in English from Ithaca College in 1979, Mr. Kool worked for several years as a commercial fisherman and in construction. He then pursued his legal studies at what is now known as New England Law | Boston and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1988. A New York native, Mr. Kool is licensed to practice law before the state courts of New York and Massachusetts as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York.

Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, Mr. Kool has received an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and an "Excellent" peer-review rating through Avvo. He is frequently asked to deliver presentations to groups of attorneys on topics such as police liability for civil rights violations, trial advocacy, brain trauma fundamentals and trial practice for young attorneys. A former member of the board of directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Mr. Kool remains an active participant in that organization as well as in the New York County Lawyers' Association and the New York State Bar Association. In addition to English, Mr. Kool is also fluent in Spanish and French, which enables him to better serve his clients.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Civil Rights

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Dental Malpractice, Dram Shop Laws, Informed Consent, Medical Devices, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Defects, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Pharmaceutical, Police Misconduct, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 60% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 10% Civil Rights

First Admitted: 1988, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage:

  • $6 Million- Car Accident
  • $3.2 Million - Car Accident
  • $16.9 Million- Construction Accident – ladder fall
  • $10.85 Million – Medical Malpractice – delayed diagnosis of aortic dissection
  • $6 Million – Municipal Liability – Queens detective struck by a municipal vehicle while on duty
  • $5.05 Million- Bus Accident / Wrongful Death
  • $46 Million Verdict- Medical Malpractice- Failure of time intubation
  • $13.2 Million Verdict & $8 Million Settlement – Medical Malpractice- child birth injury
  • $8.7 Million – Medical Malpractice – failure to diagnose
  • $5.5 Million- Car Accident
  • $14.5 Million Verdict – Municipal Liability- for two Queens Detectives shot & killed in the line of duty
  • $10.5 Million Settlement – Construction Accident – pipe fell on worker
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Instructor, Trial Advocacy, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, 2000 – Present
Educational Background:
  • Ithaca College B.A., 1979
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Massachusetts, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1996
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1996
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • New York, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 2009

Office location for Jonny Kool

233 Broadway
Suite 1800
New York, NY 10279

Phone: 212-406-1700


15 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2023

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