Outstanding Trial Counsel in a National Litigation Practice

With a focus on mass disasters, aviation accidents, personal injury claims and complex civil litigation, the trial lawyers of Kreindler & Kreindler combine a strong client service ethic with a commitment to excellence in the investigation and proof of liability and damages claims. Contact  Kreindler to learn more about our practice and our ability to protect your rights.


Our Attorneys specializing in Aviation Law:

Brian J. Alexander
Partner

 
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Brian J. Alexander received his undergraduate degree (B.S. Economics/Engineering) from the United States Military Academy in 1985.  After completion of flight school at Fort Rucker, Alabama, he served as a helicopter and fixed wing pilot from 1985-1990.  Brian graduated from the Army Aviation Accident Investigation Course and is a licensed FAA commercial multi-engine airplane and helicopter pilot with instrument ratings.

Brian received his Juris Doctor degree from Notre Dame Law School in 1993. He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Rutgers School of Law where he teaches a course on Aviation Accident Litigation.  

Brian's notable aviation cases include:

  • $8,000,000 jury verdict award in McClendon v. First Tennessee Bank
    One of the largest jury awards in Tennessee history
     
  • Asiana Airlines Flight 214 - represent all 3 victims killed in the San Francisco Airport crash
     
  • KAL Flight 801
    Served as Lead Examiner on the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee
     
  • Singapore 006 - obtained one of largest settlements from the crash
    Appointed to Plaintiff's Steering Committee
     
  • Helios Flight 522, near Athens Greece - represented largest group of families in U.S. litigation
     
  • September 11 Litigation - named by court as Co-liason Counsel
    Briefed, argued and defeated the Defendant's Motion to Dismiss the 9-11 lawsuits

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Justin T. Green
Partner

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Justin has successfully represented families in many major aviation cases.  These include airline disasters, corporate airplane and helicopter accidents, and civil airplane and helicopter accidents. His practice has also included personal injury and wrongful death cases arising from other transportation accidents.

His recent major cases include:

  • In re Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001
     
  • Continental Connection Flight 3407 Disaster Near Buffalo, New York
     
  • Turkish Airlines Flight 1951 Disaster Near Amsterdam, Netherlands
     
  • Hudson River Midair Collision Near Hoboken, New Jersey
     
  • Asiana Flight 214 Crash at San Francisco International Airport

Daniel O. Rose
Partner

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Daniel Rose joined Kreindler & Kreindler LLP in 1997 and became a partner in 2004. He specializes in aviation, maritime and products liability accident litigation. Mr. Rose has a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Binghamton University and is a graduate of Fordham University Law School.

Dan is a licensed commercial multi-engine airplane and seaplane pilot with instrument ratings. He has accumulated over 1,500 hours of flight time. Before attending law school, He served in the United States Navy as a carrier-based attack pilot on board the U.S.S. Independence, where he participated in Desert Shield.

Dan has prosecuted numerous product liability cases involving a wide range of aviation products including engines, fuel systems, autopilot systems, avionics and flight control systems against various defendants including Boeing, McDonnell Douglas, Airbus, Raytheon, Beech, Cirrus, Cessna, Mitsubishi and Piper.

He has handled numerous commercial airline, commuter, military and general aviation crash cases, including:

  • American Airlines Flight 587
     
  • SwissAir Flight 111
     
  • Comair 5191
     
  • Colgan/Continental Flight 3407

Noah H. Kushlefsky
Partner

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Noah H. Kushlefsky joined Kreindler & Kreindler LLP in 1987 and is a Managing Partner in the firm. He is a graduate of Boston University and received his law degree from George Washington University.
Noah has litigated a wide variety of aviation accident cases during his career, including general aviation, commercial and special use aircraft. He was appointed by the Federal Court as a member of the Plaintiffs Committee for liability litigation arising out of the September 11 terrorist attacks and has served on numerous other court appointed litigation steering committees.  He has also played instrumental roles in other aviation cases including:

  • American Airlines American Eagle ATR-72 in Roselawn, Indiana, October 31, 1994

  • American Airlines Flight 965 near Cali, Colombia, December 21, 1995

  • Tower Air Flight 41 at John F. Kennedy Airport, December 29, 1995 

  • Swissair Flight 111 near Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia, September 2, 1998
    Appointed to Plaintiffs' Committee

  • American Airlines Flight 587 in Bell Harbor, Queens, New York, November 12, 2001

  • Continental Connection/Colgan Air Flight 3407 near Buffalo, New York, February 12, 2009


Anthony Tarricone
Partner

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Anthony Tarricone attended Suffolk University Law School, where he served as Note Editor of the Law Review and graduated first in his class.

Anthony has a proven record of success litigating wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases involving aircraft accidents and disasters; defective products; medical negligence; and other complex cases. Before joining Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, Mr. Tarricone was a founding partner of Sarrouf, Tarricone Flemming, where he headed the firm's aviation practice, handling a broad spectrum of cases from air carrier disasters to general aviation accidents in claims against air carriers; manufacturers of aircraft and components; the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); aircraft repair stations; and operators of charter and rental aircraft.

Anthony is also a member of the National Transportation Safety Board Bar Association and the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association. 


James P. Kreindler
Partner

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James P. Kreindler joined Kreindler & Kreindler LLP in 1983 and became a partner in 1987. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College, 1977. He received his J.D. degree from Columbia University in 1980, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone scholar. He began his career as an Assistant District Attorney in the Kings County (Brooklyn) District Attorneys' Office.

A specialist in aviation accident and terrorist litigation, Jim took the lead role as a member of the Plaintiffs' Committee in the Pan Am 103 families' suit against Libya, which produced $2.7 billion in additional compensation for the families of the Lockerbie victims. 

He has played a major role in many notable airline disaster cases, including:

  • EgyptAir 990 crash, October 31, 1990
    (served on Executive Committee of the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee)

  • Swissair Flight 111 disaster near Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia, September 2, 1998
    (appointed to the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee)

  • TWA Flight 800 disaster off Long Island, New York, July 1996
    (appointed to the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee)