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Edward J. Nitkewicz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Woodbury, NY

Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro LLP
180 Froehlich Farm Blvd
Woodbury, NY 11797
Phone: 718-928-9524
Fax: 516-677-0443
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2015, 2018 - 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 1992
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%), Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Edward J. Nitkewicz is a partner and senior trial attorney with the Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro LLP law firm in Woodbury, New York. A top-ranked lawyer with more than 30 years of total legal experience, Mr. Nitkewicz provides exceptional counsel and support to clients across Long Island and the surrounding areas of the New York City metro who have suffered a serious injury or lost a loved one as the result of medical malpractice, defective products and other preventable tragedies caused by someone else's negligence.

Over the course of his legal career advocating on behalf of accident victims and their families, Mr. Nitkewicz has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for his plaintiff clients. The father of a son with autism, he has also become a champion of children with special needs, and he has extensive experience dealing with commercial litigation matters, estate litigation and other civil disputes.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service to those in need, Mr. Nitkewicz has earned consistent recognition from his peers as being among the lawyers in his region. A former administrative law judge in Huntington, he also received designation as one of the 10 People Who Mattered from the Huntington Patch. He has also received numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1986 graduate of Wagner College, Mr. Nitkewicz obtained his Juris Doctor from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in 1991. He is admitted to practice in Connecticut and New York as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

A passionate advocate for children suffering from autism, Mr. Nitkewicz has helped raise over one million dollars to aid with the treatment and cure of the condition, and he is heavily involved with various other civic, charitable and arts-related organizations in his community.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice


8 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2015, 2018 - 2021

About Edward J. Nitkewicz

First Admitted: 1992, New York

Professional Webpage:

Educational Background

  • Wagner College, B.S. in Business Administration, National Alumni Board, President

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Published, Exceptional Parent Magazine, The Suffolk Lawyer, the Diocese of Rockville Center, and Awe in Autism


  • Rosenberg V. Merck


  • New York Super Lawyers, 2021
  • Touro Alumni Public Service Award, Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
  • Humanitarian Award at the Annual Dinner Dance of the Columbia Association, New York City Department of Correction
  • Honoree of the Spirit of Art Gala for the Spirit of Huntington Art Center
  • American Dance Theatre of Long Island Directors Award
  • “10 People Who Mattered” publication in 2011, Huntington Patch

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Proud member, Suffolk County Bar Association
  • Federal Eastern and Southern District Courts of New York
  • Connecticut
  • New York
  • Proud member, New York State Bar Association
  • Huntington Democratic Committee, Member
  • Proud member, New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Proud member, Nassau County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Chairperson, Special Needs Faith Formation Committee at St. Elizabeth’s Roman Catholic Church
  • Review Board of Awe in Autism, Member
  • Corporate Fundraising for Autism Speaks Long Island, Co-Chair
  • Long Island Chapter of Autism Speaks, Vice-Chair, 2020
  • Trustee, South Huntington Union Free School District Board of Education
  • Coach, Special Needs CYO Soccer and Challenger baseball programs in South Huntington, New York
  • Member of the Board of Directors and Fundraising Committee, Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association (AHA), Inc. 
  • Past Member and Chair, Fundraising Committee of the Cody Comedy Festival
  • Member, Review Board of
  • Proud member, Trial Lawyers Care
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Office Location for Edward J. Nitkewicz

180 Froehlich Farm Blvd
Woodbury, NY 11797

Phone: 718-928-9524

Fax: 516-677-0443

Last Updated: 1/4/2022

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