Solid Legal Services

We provide litigation and counseling services to our clients. Whether your dispute can be resolved by mediation or must be handled in court, we provide the right team, and then work seamlessly to deliver the best results.

We are experienced in analyzing complex legal issues, advising our clients as to the effects of various common law principles and developing strategies to deal with favorable and unfavorable legal precedents throughout these practice areas:

Civil Litigation

  • Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) traumatic personal injury claims
  • FELA occupational injury claims, including repetitive stress illnesses, musculoskeletal disorders, cumulative trauma and toxic torts
  • Grade-crossing accidents
  • Trespasser liability
  • Construction site accidents
  • Terminal/facility injuries
  • Intermodal operations
  • Transloading operations
  • Equipment machinery and device failures
  • Defective design
  • Wrongful death
  • Premise owner liability
  • Scaffolding erection and design
  • Commercial and Residential cleaning liability, including snow and ice abatement
  • Commuter, passenger, and mass transit operations

Commercial Litigation

  • Defense and prosecution of indemnity, contribution and subrogation claims
  • Defense and prosecution of contractual disputes
  • Property damage claims
  • Copyright Infringement


  • Transportation and logistics companies
  • Facility owners and managers
  • Industrial clients
  • Professionals and their insurers
  • Acquisitions
  • Drafting and negotiation of contracts and leases
  • Commercial disputes and litigation services

FRSA/OSHA Whistleblower Representation

  • Education and training on FRSA/OSHA Whistleblower law
  • Compliance review and analysis of existing rules and practices
  • Real-time guidance on the potential whistleblower implications of employment actions
  • Representation during OSHA enforcement proceedings

General Litigation

  • Workers’ Compensation Defense


  • Transportation and Logistics Companies
  • Facility Owners and Managers
  • Industrial Clients
  • Professionals and their Insurers
  • Business Owners including Acquisitions
  • Contracting
  • Commercial Disputes and Litigation Services
  • Victims of Workplace Accidents, Catastrophic Injuries, Discrimination, and Consumer Fraud
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Product Failures and Defects
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Construction Site Accidents
  • General Negligence
  • New York Labor Law
  • Qui Tam Litigation

Equine Law

  • Representation of  individuals injured during participation in equine events
  • Representation of trainers, stable and barn owners, and horse owners

Maritime Law

Real Estate

  • Negotiation and drafting of real estate contracts
  • Commercial and residential closings

“Flynn Wirkus Young has been handling our FELA litigation since 2005. They have unique and extensive railroad experience, and we are confident in their counsel. They are approachable, great to partner with and excellent lawyers who get it.”

— General Counsel,
Regional Railroad Corporation