Andrew S. Turkish

Partner

Primary Location: Florham Park, NJ

Secondary Location: New York, NY

Phone: 973.410.4140

Biography

“I have the eye of the tiger, enjoy the thrill of the fight, and always will rise up to the challenge. I pride myself on attention to detail, giving maximum effort, and the quality of my work. To me, the client’s interests always come first, and in my hands, you can be rest assured that your case will get the attention, dedication, and passion it deserves.” –Andrew S. Turkish

Andrew is a Partner in our Florham Park, New Jersey office with over 30 years of litigation experience in both state and federal courts in a variety of areas. He has worked at several large national and regional firms in both New Jersey and New York. Andrew’s areas of concentration include professional liability, defense of nursing home malpractice and abuse cases, wrongful death actions, products liability, construction litigation, real estate litigation, premises liability,  personal injury defense, commercial litigation and general liability matters. He is a member of the New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania bars. In addition, Andrew is an Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall University School of Law where he teaches Appellate Advocacy and has taught Legal Research and Writing, and at Fairleigh Dickinson University where he teaches Civil Litigation, Ethics, Legal Research and Writing, and E-filing. He is the author of A Practice Guide to Wrongful Death Actions, published by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

Andrew received his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Bowdoin College in 1986 and his J.D. degree in 1989 from Boston University School of Law where he graduated in the top 25% of his class, was an Edward F. Hennessey Scholar, on the National Moot Court Team, and on the Appellate Advocacy Board. Upon graduation from law school, he completed a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Robert P. Figarotta, P.J.S.C and the Honorable Martin Kravarik, J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey, Middlesex County. Andrew also attended a certification program sponsored by the Trial Advocacy Institute at the University of Virginia School of Law and Seton Hall University School of Law’s Health Law Program.

Andrew and his wife, Celia, reside in Marlboro, New Jersey with their son Brandon. Andrew has a passion for baseball and is a devout New York Yankees fan. When his son Brandon was younger, he coached him at all levels of little league, including travel and All Stars. Andrew also loves to debate political issues and considers himself an expert in international relations with an emphasis on the Middle East.

Education

  • J.D., Boston University School of Law, 1989
  • B.A., Bowdoin College, cum laude, 1986

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania

Memberships

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Worrall F. Mountain American Inn of Court

Matters of Note

  • Grier v. Cochran Western Corp.,

    308 N.J. Super. 308 (App. Div. 1998)

  • Chicago

    Illinois 60603

    10 South LaSalle Street

    Chicago, Illinois 60603

    T: 312.855.1010 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Dennis D. Fitzpatrick

  • New York

    New York 10005

    28 Liberty Street 39th Floor

    New York, New York 10005

    T: 212.805.3900 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Tyler Jay Lory

  • Mission Viejo

    California 92691

    27285 Las Ramblas

    Suite 200

    Mission Viejo, California 92691

    T: 949.260.3100 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman

  • Florham Park

    New Jersey 07932

    100 Campus Drive

    Florham Park, New Jersey 07932

    T: 973.410.4130 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 973.410.4169 Office Managing Partner: Carl M. Perri

  • Michigan City

    Indiana 46360

    200 Commerce Square

    Michigan City, Indiana 46360

    T: 219.262.6106 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partners: Paige M. Neel, Kimbley A. Kearney

  • Appleton

    Wisconsin 54914

    4650 W. Spencer Street

    Appleton, Wisconsin 54914

    T: 920.560.4658 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 920.968.4650 Office Managing Partner: Patrick L. Breen

  • Stamford

    Connecticut 06902

    68 Southfield Avenue

    2 Stamford Landing Suite 100

    Stamford, Connecticut 06902

    T: 203.921.0303 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Matthew J. Van Dusen

  • Tampa

    Florida 33609

    4830 West Kennedy Boulevard, One Urban Center

    Suite 600

    Tampa, Florida 33609

    T: 813.509.2578 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Anne E. Kevlin

  • San Francisco

    California 94111

    100 Pine Street

    Suite 1250

    San Francisco, California 94111

    T: 415.745.3598 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman