Jonathan M. Gorski


The son of a former Erie County Executive, nephew of a retired New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division Justice and grandson of a former United States Congressman and Buffalo Common Council President, Jonathan Gorski has accumulated a wealth of experience in law and politics.

Mr. Gorski received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the State University of New York at Geneseo in 2008. In 2012, he graduated magna cum laude from the University at Buffalo Law School and was presented with the CALI Award for Excellence in the field of Insurance Law.

Prior to entering law school, Mr. Gorski worked as a summer intern at the Erie County District Attorney’s Office and also worked as a front office intern with the Buffalo Sabres. Active throughout his law school career, he was selected to participate in the first Criminal Law Practicum offered by the University at Buffalo Law School under the supervision of Mark A. Worrell, Esq.  In addition, he also worked exclusively with the Deputy Erie County Executive on issues regarding lease negotiations between the County of Erie and Buffalo Bills pertaining to Highmark Stadium, formerly known as Ralph C. Wilson Stadium.

Mr. Gorski has devoted his entire legal career to helping injury victims.  He handles all types of personal injury cases from inception to disposition.  Mr. Gorski has tried multiple cases to verdict and has negotiated seven figure settlements on behalf of his clients including a four and one-half million dollar settlement of an excessive force claim against the City of Buffalo – the largest settlement of its type paid by the City of Buffalo. 

Mr. Gorski has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star six times in the area of personal injury.  He is a member of the Erie County Bar Association, New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA), and American Association for Justice (AAJ).  

Before joining Dolce Panepinto, Mr. Gorski worked as a law clerk with the firm. He is excited to help with any of your legal needs regarding your personal injury claim.