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Nicholas I. Timko

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

Kahn Gordon Timko & Rodriques, P.C.
20 Vesey Street, Suite 300
New York, NY 10007
Phone: 212-233-2040
Fax: 212-732-4666
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022
Licensed in New York Since: 1983
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Nicholas I. Timko, managing partner of the New York City firm of Kahn Gordon Timko & Rodriques P.C., has dedicated his professional career to representing individuals who have been seriously injured in all types of accidents. He has represented clients in cases involving unsafe conditions in buildings and on sidewalks, roadways, subways and construction sites, defective products, vehicle accidents, and medical malpractice.

An experienced trial attorney who has won many substantial verdicts, Mr. Timko has been successful in holding corporations, businesses, government agencies, hospitals, doctors, manufacturers and individuals accountable when their conduct causes harm and loss to members of the public. He has been actively involved with the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, currently serving as president and working to protect the rights of all New Yorkers. Mr. Timko has practiced law for more than 25 years and has lectured at continuing legal education seminars.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis


16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022

About Nicholas I. Timko

First Admitted: 1983, New York


  • Mr. Timko has represented many seriously injured people in a wide variety of accidents and medical malpractice and has achieved a number of substantial verdicts. He has been successful in holding wrongdoers accountable for harming his clients, including a Verdict of $13.9 million against a hospital that caused the death of a 30 year old mother, a Verdict of $8 million against a bus manufacturer and operator for the unsafe manufacture of a bus and unsafe operation by the driver causing a crash and serious injuries, a Verdict of $1 million holding the New York City Transit Authority accountable for an unsafe condition of a subway station causing a fall and serious injuries. He has also secured many substantial settlements in construction accidents, motor vehicle accidents, for unsafe products, falls caused by unsafe streets, sidewalks, stores, buildings and apartments.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, Bronx Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • Member, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Member, New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania, 1983
  • New York, 1983

Representative Clients

  • Matar Diouf v. New York City Transit Authority, N.Y. Supreme Court 2008
  • Gloria Doomes Indiv. And as m/n/g of Infant Plaintiffs, Travis Doomes & Gregory Doomes, Both Under the Age of 14 Years Old v. Best Transit Corp., Sim Corp., d/b/a Prison Gap, Wagner M. Alcivar, Ford Motor Company, Warrick Industries, Inc., d/b/a Goshen Coach & J & R Tours, Ltd., N.Y. Supreme Court 2006
  • Myron & Sheila Fishbane v. Chelsea Hall LLC., Chelsea Apartments LLC., & Apartment Management Associates, LLC., N.Y. Supreme Court 2007
  • Michael Morena v. Bruck-Ner Bx Towing Inc., & Vincent Iezza, N.Y. Supreme Court 2006
  • Angela Bourodimos, a Mentally Incompetent Person, by Her Mother and Court-Appointed Guardian, Eleni Bourodimos V. Doctors #1-2 and Frank Halcond, R.N., N.Y. Supreme Court 2001
  • Barbara Walton, as Administrator of the G/C/C which were of Charlene Hicks, Deceased v. Yonkers General Hospital and Hip New York Medical Group, P.C., N.Y. Supreme Court 2005
  • Widawski v. United Beef Packers Inc., N.Y. Supreme Court 1991
  • Shirley Richman v. Moisture Hacking Corp., Eddy Georges, Dartagan Inc. and Anane Daguin, N.Y. Supreme Court, 2007
  • I represent individuals who have been seriously injured through the conduct of others.


  • Highest Rating AV by Martindale-Hubbell

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Member of a panel of presenters for Continuing Legal Education to Attorneys regarding New York State Labor Law as it applies to construction accidents and also general litigation practice., Lecturer, New York State Trial Lawyers Institute

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Member Board of Trustees and Pro Bono Legal Counsel of St. Nicholas of Myra Orthodox Church, NYC.

Educational Background

  • Duquesne University, B.A., 1979

Industry Groups

  • American Association For Justice
  • Bronx Bar Association
  • Brooklyn Bar Association
  • NYS Bar Association
  • Past President New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Pennsylvania Association For Justice
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Office Location for Nicholas I. Timko

20 Vesey Street
Suite 300
New York, NY 10007

Phone: 212-233-2040

Fax: 212-732-4666

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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