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James P. Kreindler - New York, NY

750 Third Avenue32nd Floor New York, NY 10017

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Updated: 09/09/2021

New York Aviation Accident Lawyer

Overview

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...

About James P. Kreindler

Practice Areas

  • Aviation Accident
  • Terrorism Litigation

Litigation

  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1981
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Member, Committee on Aviation Litigation)
  • American Association for Justice (Member)
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Board of Directors)
  • New York County Lawyers Association (Member, Subcommittee on Aviation)
  • Plaintiffs’ Committee 9/11 Terrorism Litigation (Co-Chair)
  • State Chair Committee, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2019 - 2020 (New York Chair)
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2018 - 2019 (Board of Directors)
  • Chairman Plaintiffs’ Committee for Colgan Air 3407
  • Member, Executive Committee of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for Egypt Air Flight 990
  • Member, Plaintiffs’ Committee for Swissair Flight 111
  • Member, Plaintiffs’ Committee for TWA Flight 800
  • Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers

Education

  • Columbia Law School, New York, New York, 1980
    J.D.
    Honors: Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1977
    B.A.
    Honors: magna cum laude

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Kappa Kappa Kappa

Past Positions

  • Kings county District Attorney, A.D.A., 1980 - 1983

Pro Bono Activities

  • Donor, Lee S. Kreindler 1945 Conference Center, Dartmouth College

Classes and Seminars

  • Panelist, Progress Report on the September 11 Litigation, 2019 Voices of September 11th Forum
  • Keynote Speaker, 9/11: The Greatest Untold Story, 12th Annual McGill Conference: International Aviation Liability, Insurance & Finance, 2019, Montreal, Canada
  • Panelist, Progress Report Since the Enactment of JASTA, 2018 Voices of September 11th Forum
  • Speaker, Utah State Bar Conference, 2013
  • Speaker, Preemption and Punitive Damages - The Colgan Flight 3407 Buffalo Crash, 23rd Annual Aviation Law and Insurance Symposium 2012, Orlando, FL
  • Speaker, Update on Air Mass Disaster Cases – Colgan Crash, The National Air and Transportation Law Conference, 2010, Washington, DC
  • Panelist, From Warsaw to Montreal: Creative Litigation of Airline Accidents, 2008 International Airline Transportation Association (IATA) Legal Symposium, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Speaker, The Pan Am 103 Story – a 20 Year Saga, 2008 American Bar Association, Aviation and Space Law Litigation National Program in Washington DC
  • Speaker, International Airline Transportation Association Meeting

Achievements

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Included on the 2022 New York Metro list


Past Lists

  • 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 New York — Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 New York Metro Super Lawyers list

View the profile for James P. Kreindler on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Selected as 2020 Super Lawyer®: 2006-2020
  • Awarded 5.0/5.0 Peer Reviewed Rating, Martindale Hubbell®
  • Selected to 500 Leading Litigators in America, Lawdragon Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Recipient, 2009 Public Justice Lawyer of the Year Award
  • Selected as New York City Best Lawyers Survey, 2017-2019
  • Selected to Trial Lawyers of the Year, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice Organization, 2009

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750 Third Avenue32nd Floor New York, NY 10017

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  • (212) 972-9432

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