Aviation Crisis Management:
What to Do When the Phone Rings at 2 a.m.
Presented by DRI’s Aerospace Law Committee
This webcast is designed to help aviation litigators, counselors, in-house
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
counsel and insurance claims personnel understand what to expect if
called upon by a client to assist in the aftermath of an aviation disas- 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Eastern
ter and how to counsel their clients accordingly. Experienced profes- 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Central
sionals will review the National Transportation Safety Board’s rules and 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Mountain
procedures, the Aviation Disaster Family Assistance Act, crisis plan- 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Pacific
ning and response, and the critical steps counsel and their clients need
to take immediately upon receiving notice of a disaster.
Webcast Chairs: Oliver Beiersdorf is a partner of the New York
Finally, the program will review legal and practical con- City office of Reed Smith LLP; Christa Meyer Hinckley is a partner
sequences of actions taken in the immediate, post-disas- in the Dallas office of Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP.
Tracy Campbell joined the Short Hills, New Jersey
Who Should Attend office of Global Aerospace, a leading specialist
■ Litigators, especially those who are relatively new to avia- aerospace insurer, in December 1997. She is a Vice
President in Global’s National Airlines Claims
■ Attorneys counseling commercial aviation enterprises Department and has managed the litigation arising
■ Aviation risk managers, insurance professionals and claims from the airline crashes including the crash of
Corporate Airlines Flight 5966 at Kirksville, Missouri
■ Safety investigators, especially those who are relatively new in 2004 and Colgan Airlines Flight 3407.
to aviation accidents
John Goglia is a former member of the U.S. National
■ In-house counsel for air carriers and their insurers
Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). With more than
What You Will Learn 30 years experience in the aviation industry, he was the
■ National Transportation Safety Board rules and procedures first NTSB Board Member to hold an FAA aircraft
■ The government’s role assisting families of disaster victims, mechanic’s certificate. He is an independent consultant
on transportation related issues.
as outlined in the Aviation Disaster Family Assistance Act
■ The role of the National Transportation Safety Board Kelli Jones is with Continental Airlines in Houston.
Office of Transportation Disaster Assistance
As an experienced member of Continental’s legal
■ Aviation insurers’ roles and responsibilities department, she currently focuses her practice on
■ Proper disaster planning and emergency response aviation liability issues. Ms. Jones is an integral part
■ Potential post-accident liabilities of Continental’s litigation team, managing personal
The State Bar of California has approved this webcast for CLE injury and wrongful death litigation and assisting with
credit. Please visit www.dri.org for accreditation in your state and commercial litigation. She also advises on aviation
links to all state bar associations. disaster management and preparedness.
This live webcast combines clear, reliable, high quality audio Take advantage of these attractive discounts!
and video displayed via the Internet. Webcasts are best 1–5 offices — regular price per site/office
viewed on a personal computer or laptop. All you need is an 6–10 offices — $20 off registration fee per site/office
Internet connection and a computer! One price per site. 11+ offices — $25 off registration fee per site/office
Registration Fees CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE
$150 Member $180 Non-Member [http://dri.org/open/Webcasts.aspx].