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About me

I have been an aviation lawyer since 1997 representing victims of airplane and helicopter accidents.  I have commercial licenses in airplanes and helicopters.  I am a CNN Aviation Analyst.  I am the immeidate past President of the International Air & Safety Bar Association.  I served as a USMC attack helicopter pilot. 

I have been a Kreindler & Kreindler LLP partner since 2002.

I focus on aviation, products liability, maritime and other complex litigation.  I am admitted to the state and federal Bars of New York and New Jersey and have appeared on a pro hac vice basis in courts across the country.


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Practice areas


  1. Aviation: 75%
    20 years, 37 cases
  2. Wrongful Death: 25%
    20 years, 40 cases

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Kreindler & Kreindler LLP

750 Third Avenue
New York, NY, 10017-2703


NYCurrently registered 199603/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
New York Metro Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2008
Martindale-Hubbell AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell Lexis Nexis2007
NY Metro Section Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2007
Air MedalN/A1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Air & Transportation Safety Bar AssociationPresident2013 - 2016
American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA)Chair of Aviation Section2008 - 2009
American Association for JusticeAviation Section Vice Chair2006 - 2007
Publication nameTitleDate
Trial MagazineWhen Rescue is Too Risky2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Fordham University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Union College (Schenectady, NY)EconomicsBA1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Aviation Bar of Australia and New Zealand 2007 MeetingLitigating an Australian Aviation Crash in the United States2007
American Association for Justice 2007 Annual MeetingSucessfully Negotiating the Aviation Accident Discovery Paty2007