Charles Gassler and John O’Rourke are two partners who are highly experienced personal injury attorneys.

Before becoming law partners, John and Charles were college friends and both were on full college athletic scholarships. After college, they each obtained their respective law degrees in 1994. In 1998, Gassler & O’Rourke, P.C. was formed with a mission to become a top personal injury law firm in the State of New York. The athletic background of each of the partners, high intellect and New York Leading Personal Injury Lawyers 2017ability to fight and win the most difficult accident cases has given the law firm a reputation with insurance companies and adversaries alike. As family men, the partners realize how important it is to treat the clients like family and that is why each case is handled with the utmost care and attention.

Charles Gassler and John O’Rourke received the 2017 Leaders In The Law “New York’s Leading Personal Injury Lawyers”.



John C. O’Rourke (Partner) 

  • 1991 Graduate-N.Y.I.T-Westbury-Cum Laude, Athletic Tennis Scholarship
  • 1994 Graduate- Touro Law-Huntington-Cum Laude
  • Member-Moot Court Board- Winner Best Oralist 1992
  • Member-New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Admitted in New York
  • Life Member Million Dollar Advocates Forum


Charles P. Gassler (Partner)

  • 1991 Graduate-N.Y.I.T- Westbury  – Athletic Baseball Scholarship
  • 1994 Graduate- New York Law School- NY, NY
  • Articles Editor New York Law School International Law Review
  • Member- New York State Bar Association, New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Admitted in New York and New Jersey