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Clyde & Co LLP

Transportation: Aviation: Litigation

3 ranked lawyersBand 3USA - NationwideUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Sought-after practice with expertise representing a range of aerospace industry entities, including airlines and their insurers, in commercial disputes, as well as those arising from significant aviation disasters. Specific expertise in contract disputes, product liability and Montreal Convention cases. Offers services in litigation concerning employment, financing agreements and security instruments. Further noted for an accomplished appellate practice representing clients at all levels up to the US Supreme Court.

Strengths

An interviewee reports: "They have a strong roster of partners and highly relevant expertise in litigation across various jurisdictions."

Sources describe the team as "very efficient and professional."

A client highlights: "They have fantastic resources and teams across the world. Their expertise lies in major incidents and product liability work."

Notable practitioners

Andrew Harakas represents prominent domestic and international airlines in the sophisticated litigation.
"An excellent litigator, he's extremely practical, knowledgeable and pragmatic."

Jeffrey Ellis is recognized for his strong advocacy work representing domestic insurers and carriers. His experience incorporates wrongful death and personal injury claims, as well as appellate and class action cases.

Kevin Sutherland acts for airlines, manufacturers and insurers in complex litigation. He has experience in wrongful death, personal injury and product liability disputes.
"Kevin is an outstanding partner who ensures the counsel we receive is timely, accurate and clear."

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Transportation: Aviation: Litigation


Andrew Harakas
Band 1
Jeffrey Ellis
Band 3
Kevin Sutherland
Band 4