John T. Wolak

John T. Wolak

Gibbons P.C.

Recognized since 2014

Newark, New Jersey

Practice Areas

Insurance Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Insurance Law
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For almost 25 years, he has litigated matters involving hundreds of millions of dollars in insurance coverage for a broad range of clients and regularly provides strategic counseling and analysis of potential risks and exposures, policy terms and conditions, and claims resolution. He also represents clients on a broad range of complex commercial disputes, including contract claims, intellectual property matters, real property disputes, and restrictive covenant cases.

A wide variety of clients – including pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturing companies, financial and educational institutions, telecommunications companies, professional service providers, and insurance companies – rely on Mr. Wolak’s advice and representation to achieve their objectives and resolve both insurance coverage matters and commercial disputes. He has also been retained as an expert witness/consultant on insurance issues and is a frequent speaker on insurance law topics. Prior to joining Gibbons, Mr. Wolak served as a law clerk to the Honorable Nicholas H. Politan of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey


  • One Gateway Center
    Newark, NJ 07102-5310

Bar Admissions

  • New York, State of New York
  • New Jersey, State of New Jersey


  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey - Member
  • Essex County Bar Association - Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association - Member

Gibbons P.C.
Headquarters: Newark, New Jersey

56 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

9 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Insurance Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Insurance Law, Newark (2014)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Insurance Law


  • Selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyers list, Insurance Coverage
  • AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

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