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Schnader’s Aviation Group Again Ranked Among Top Firms in the United States

On June 8, 2015 by Schnader in Aviation

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP is pleased to announce that the Aviation Group has once again been recognized by several well-regarded publications.

Chambers USA ranked Schnader among the top firms nationwide for its aviation litigation practice, noting that the group “regularly represents airlines, manufacturers and insurers” with significant experience in personal injury, wrongful death and product liability. Chambers USA reported that clients’ remarks include, “Outstanding. They are trusted to deliver excellence.”

Individually, Chambers USA recognized the former practice group co-chair Jonathan M. Stern, commending him for his “ability to communicate persuasively and credibly, and to demonstrate the salient factors of the case.” He represents a range of clients, including airlines and insurers, on matters such as civil rights claims and federal preemption. Denny Shupe, former practice group chair, was recognized for his representation of clients in product liability and commercial litigation, and described as “a man of great character and ability.”

The Legal 500 2015 again highly ranked the group, and noted chair Robert J. Williams, Jonathan Stern and Denny Shupe. The group is praised for its “excellent industry knowledge, advice and responsiveness.” Mr. Williams is recognized for his “‘in-depth knowledge of product liability claims and the aviation sector’ coupled with ‘the ability to rapidly and strategically respond to procedural differences in various jurisdictions.'” Mr. Stern’s considerable experience is recognized, and Mr. Shupe is lauded for his “knowledge, good judgment and preparation.”

CorporateLiveWire also honored the Aviation group as 2015 Global Awards winner for aviation in Pennsylvania. The awards cover various sectors of business, from financial advisors and funding providers to law firms and specialist advisory companies that deal with mergers and acquisitions. The Global Award recognizes businesses of every type that have proven their excellence throughout the year and years past.

Robert Williams, Aviation group vice-chair Barry Alexander, Denny Shupe and Jonathan Stern are also included in the Legal Media Group’s Expert Guides for Aviation Lawyers 2015. Those selected have been nominated by in-house counsel or peers as among the top aviation attorneys in the world.

About the Aviation Group
Real world experience forms the foundation of our practice. Members of the group include military and civilian pilots, aviation consultants, flight instructors, and a former air traffic controller. This industry knowledge, combined with legal experience and business acumen, give Schnader the capability to efficiently manage high-profile, complex cases throughout the country. The Aviation Group is national counsel to several aircraft component manufacturers and regularly represents the world’s leading manufacturers of commercial, general aviation and military aircraft and equipment, as well as domestic and international airlines and aviation insurers, in accident litigation, claims against government agencies, employment litigation, passenger, baggage and cargo claims, and commercial and regulatory matters.

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