Joseph E. Zdarsky

Joseph E. Zdarsky: Attorney with Zdarsky, Sawicki & Agostinelli, LLP
  • Partner at Zdarsky, Sawicki & Agostinelli, LLP (9 Attorneys)
  • 1600 Main Place Tower, 350 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
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  • Mr. Zdarsky is a founding partner of Zdarsky, Sawicki & Agostinelli LLP. His career has spanned more than four decades, during which time he has handled a wide variety of business litigation, including contract, fraud, breach fiduciary duty, theft of trade secrets, anti-trust, professional malpractice and corporate/partnership governance cases.
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Member, Board of Editors, Buffalo Law Review, 1971-1972.

American College of Trial Lawyers; Litigation Counsel of America.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Civil Litigation
  • Indian Law
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Federal Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Appellate Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
716-650-4743  Phone
716-855-3200  Phone
716-867-1429  Cell Phone
716-855-3101  Fax
University Attended:
University of Buffalo, B.A., 1967
Law School Attended:
University of Buffalo, J.D., 1972
Year of First Admission:
1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 2006, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; 1979, U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York; 1999, U.S. Tax Court; 1973, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York; 1972, New York; 1988, U.S. Supreme Court
Erie County and New York State (Member, Trial Lawyers Section and Commercial and Federal Litigation Section) Bar Associations.
Birth Information:
Buffalo, New York, September 8, 1945
Reported Cases:
Envirogas Inc. v. Walker Energy Partners, 641 F. Supp. 1339 (W.D.N.Y.); People by Abrams v. Anderson, 137 A.D. 2d 259, 529 N.Y.S. 2d 917 (4th Dep't 1988); Advanced Safety Systems NY, Inc. v. Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company, 188 A.D. 2d 1009, 592 N.Y.S. 2d 159 (4th Dep't 1992); Dept. of Taxation v. Milhelm Attea & Bros., Inc., 512 U.S. 61, 114 S.Ct. 2028, 129 L.Ed. 2d 52 (1994); Poodry v. Tonawanda Band of Seneca Indians, 85 F.3d 874 (2d Cir. 1996); Matter of Lazar v. Robinson Knife Manufacturing Co., Inc., 262 A.D. 2d 968, 692 N.Y.S. 2d 539 (4th Dep't 1999); Seneca v. Seneca, 293 A.D. 2d 56, 741 N.Y.S. 2d 375 (4th Dep't 2002); Pelc v. Berg, 68 A.D.3d, 1672 (4th Dep't 2009); State of New York Workers' Compensation Board v. The Hamilton Wharton Group, Inc., 2013 WL 4799159 (Albany Co. 2013); Inter-Community Hospital of Newfane, Incorporated v. The Hamilton Wharton Group, Inc. et al, 93 A.D.3d 1176 (4th Dep't 2012); Fidelity National Title Insurance Company v. Altshuler Shaham Provident Funds Ltd., 120 A.D.3d 1135 (1st Dep't 2014); In re Estate of Dolloff, 49 Misc.3d 440 (Surrogate's Court, Erie Co. 2015).
Hobbies & interests:
Golf, Ice Hockey, NFL Football
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 (1 review)
  • 100% (1 recommendation)
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  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 06/15/09 in Professional Liability.

    Mr. Zdarsky is one of the finest attorneys I have ever observed. Brilliant, ethical, talented litigator. He represented my firm in a malpractice action. I have worked beside him in other cases and can attest to his extraordinary abilities. I reco... Read more

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    Mr. Zdarsky is one of the finest attorneys I have ever observed. Brilliant, ethical, talented litigator. He represented my firm in a malpractice action. I have worked beside him in other cases and can attest to his extraordinary abilities. I recommend him very highly. Read less

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