• TWA 843 litigation in San Francisco, California.

  • Avgas fuel contamination Class Action and related cases involving 1500 aircraft in Northern California.

  • Ansett New Zealand Flight 703 litigation in Phoenix, Arizona (resulting in Lueck v. Sundstrand, 236 F.3d 1137 (9th Cir. 2001)).

  • American Airlines flight AA965 Cali, Colombia crash litigation in Miami, Florida.

  • Silk Air 185 litigation in Seattle, Washington.

  • Singapore Airlines Flight SQ006 litigation in Los Angeles (resulting in Van Schijndel v. Boeing Co., 434 F.Supp.2d 766 (C.D. Cal. 2006))

  • Air France Flight AF358 litigation in San Francisco, California and Toronto, Canada.

  • Garuda 152 litigation in Chicago, Illinois.

  • Spanair JKK5022 litigation in Los Angeles, California (resulting in In re Air Crash at Madrid, Spain, on Aug. 20, 2008, 893 F.Supp. 2d 1020 (C.D. Cal. 2011)).

  • Air France AF447 litigation in San Francisco (resulting in In re Air Crash Over the Mid-Atlantic on June 1, 2009, 792 F.Supp.2d 1090 (N.D. Cal. 2011).

  • MH-47E Chinook accident litigation in Oakland, California (resulting in Getz v. The Boeing Co., 654 F.3d 852 (9th Cir. 2011)).


  • Trained numerous organizations across the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia in the areas of risk management and avoidance, litigation preparedness, and product integrity.
  • Conducted multiple safety/risk audits to assist organizations in risk management/avoidance and reduction in insurance costs.
  • Speaker - ALAANZ (Air Law Association of Australia New Zealand), Sydney, Australia, SMU Air Law Symposium, Dallas, Texas; Marsh Aviation Accident Investigation Workshop, Los Angeles, California; Texas State Bar Annual Convention, Aviation Section, Houston, Texas.  
  • Articles published in Commericial UAV News, SMU Journal of Air Law and Commerce; Aircraft Builders’ Council Law Report; Defense Research Institute, Skywritings
  • Adjunct Professor of Law at Pepperdine University in the area of Aviation Accident Law.