Buffalo law firm focusing on all aspects of commercial law

Gerald T. Walsh

Gerald WalshGerald T. Walsh is a founding partner of the firm.  He is a Buffalo, N.Y., native and a 1981 cum laude graduate of the University of Notre Dame, represents a diverse group of clients in complex litigation matters in federal and state courts throughout New York State.

As a founding partner of Zdarsky Sawicki & Agostinelli LLP, Mr. Walsh has a wealth of experience handling business litigation; contract negotiation and litigation; trade secret and non-compete issues; partnership, LLC, and corporate disputes and dissolutions; trademark and copyright registrations and claims; employment and discrimination litigation; regulatory compliance; whistleblower claims; significant first party insurance disclaimer litigation; physician contracts and disciplinary proceedings involving hospitals, health care insurers and state agencies; serious personal injury litigation and federal criminal trials.

Based on the firm’s unique, longstanding Native American Law experience, Mr. Walsh represents numerous clients engaged in commerce with sovereign Indian Nations located within the territorial boundaries of New York State.  Mr. Walsh has prosecuted and defended appeals in New York State, in the Second and Third Circuit United States Courts of Appeals, and in the United States Supreme Court.

He was recognized in Super Lawyers for 2018 and 2019.

Mr. Walsh  and his wife live in the City of Buffalo, the proud and grateful parents of two college graduates. He has served as a United States Tennis Association captain/player for many years and enjoys golf, baseball and classic films.

Email Address:: gtwalsh@zsa.cc

The firm has a Peer Review Rating of AV Pre-eminent™ for our ability and ethics, which is the highest rating offered at Martindale Hubbell®.  Mr. Walsh’s Martindale Hubbell® listing

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  • University at Buffalo
    J.D., 1986
  • University of Notre Dame
    B.A, 1981


  • American Bar Association
  • Erie County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Case History

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