Condon & Forsyth LLP

Transportation: Aviation: Litigation Department

USA - Nationwide
Current View:

This content is provided by Chambers. Learn more about our methodology

What the team is known for Highly respected practice with significant experience in the representation of airlines and insurers in aviation accident investigations and litigation. Areas of expertise include class actions, emergency response and mass disaster litigation. Often acts on Montreal Convention-related matters, as well as contractual disputes and regulatory investigations. Maintains a strong presence on both coasts.

Strengths Sources praise the team's "efficient, pragmatic and solutions-driven responses."

Clients describe the group as "experts in aviation."

Interviewees report: "The firm’s ability to balance technical legal advice and support with client appreciation gives them the edge."

Work highlights Represented Aeroflot as US counsel in at least $50 million of claims arising out of the Aeroflot Flight 1492 accident that resulted in 41 fatalities.

Notable practitioners

Christopher Christensen is "an outstanding lawyer who is well respected by everyone," reports a source. He has considerable experience representing a range of domestic and international carriers in high-profile air crash litigation, including managing cross-claims against manufacturers.