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Gary S. Nitsche, P.A.

Managing Partner
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Phone: 302-655-4040
Fax: 302-654-4892

305 N Union St
Wilmington, Delaware 19805

Super Lawyers GARY S. NITSCHE is the managing partner of the law firm of Weik, Nitsche & Dougherty. He handles personal injury matters with an emphasis on motor vehicle, work injuries and premises liability cases. He has substantial litigation and trial experience, has tried approximately fifty jury trials and has received numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. He received his education at the University of Delaware (B.A., 1982), and the Thomas M. Cooley Law School (J.D., 1987). He was the President of the DTLA in 1999-2000. He co-authored Delaware’s prejudgment interest law. Previously, he served as the Delaware Trial Lawyer’s Association as membership Triad chair and legislative chair for several years. He also co-founded the Delaware Doctor/Lawyer Team Partnership against Drug and Alcohol Abuse, which received an AAJ’s Board of Governor’s Award in 1997. He is a sustaining member of the American Association of Justice and is a member of the Small Office Practice section and Motor Vehicle and Insurance Practice section and is a member of the Workplace Injury Litigation Group. He also served as Delaware Governor of the New Lawyers Section of AAJ for two years. He is an AAJ “Eagle”. He is a member of the Delaware State Bar Association, Torts and Insurance section, Worker’s Compensation section and the ABA, litigation section. He is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He was voted Best Lawyer in 2004 in the Reader’s Choice survey of the Delaware News Journal. Also, he was selected as a “Super Lawyer” in the 2007, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 edition of Philadelphia Magazine, Super Lawyers section for Delaware. He has written and spoken numerous times regarding the field of personal injury, workers’ compensation, and uninsured motorists’ coverage.


J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan, 1987

B.A., University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, 1982
Major: Political Science
Major: Criminal Justice

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Delaware, 1988
New Jersey, 1987
Pennsylvania, 1997
U.S. District Court District of Delaware, 1988
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1998
U.S. Supreme Court, 1988
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Delaware Trial Lawyers Association
President from 1999 to 2000

American Association for Justice (AAJ)

Million Dollar Advocate, Member

Million Dollar Advocate, Board of Governors

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Honors and Awards

Best Lawyers in America for Personal Injury, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016

Super Lawyers for Personal Injury work by Philadelphia Magazine 2016

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Best Lawyer Readers Choice by DE News Journal 2004

Weidman - Wysock

Won numerous precedent setting cases in Delaware; numerous multi-million dollar verdicts in settlements


Sigma Phi Epsilon

Publications & Lectures

Co-authored Delaware's Pre-judgment Interest Law

Written and lectured numerous times considering Personal Injury, Worker's Compensation and Uninsured Motorist Coverage

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