International Law

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Experience in International Law

Überlingen Mid-air Collision of Two Commercial Aircraft Over Germany

Represented avionics manufacturer in litigation involving mid-air collision of Bashkirian Airlines Flight 2937, a Tupolev TU-154M passenger jet and a Boeing 757 cargo jet over southern Germany.

Terrorist Hijacking of TWA Flight 847 at Athens International Airport, Athens, GreeceDarras v. Trans World Airlines, Inc., 617 F. Supp. 1068 (N.D. Ill. 1985), 622 F. Supp. 215 (N.D. Ill. 1985).Represented TWA in personal injury case arising from terrorist hijacking of TWA Flight 847 at Athens International Airport, Athens, Greece.

Terrorist Attack at Leonardo da Vinci Airport, Rome, ItalySweis v. Trans World Airlines, Inc., 681 F. Supp. 501, 502 (N.D. Ill. 1988).

Represented TWA in personal injury case arising from terrorist attack at Rome, Italy airport. Court found in favor of TWA because plaintiff was not in the course of embarking as contemplated by Warsaw Convention at time of attack.