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Timothy J. Flanagan


Timothy J. Flanagan is a partner in the firm’s Commercial Litigation department. He has extensive trial and appellate experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal litigation involving professional and products liability, commercial and construction claims, ERISA, labor law, and insurance coverage disputes. Tim began his career defending doctors and hospitals in the metropolitan area against medical malpractice claims. He then went on to defend the Michelin Tire Company in products liability cases throughout the country before coming to Cullen and Dykman. Tim has successfully briefed and argued numerous appeals involving tort, intellectual property, employment discrimination, insurance, and commercial issues before the Appellate Divisions of the State of New York, the New York State Court of Appeals, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Professional & Community Activities

  • Brooklyn Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member, New York State and Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York, where he has served as a member of various committees, including the Civil Courts and the Insurance Law Committees
  • Served on the Malpractice Risk Prevention Committee of the Church Charities Foundation, which owned and operated several hospitals and nursing homes in Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island
  • Member, Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick

Honors & Awards

  • Selected to the Super Lawyers List, New York Metro Area (2013 - 2017) by the Super Lawyer legal rating service issued by Thomson Reuters.  A description of the selection methodology can be found at: No aspect of this award has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • Irish Legal 100 2010-2017