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Tim Tomasik to Co-Chair 23rd Annual National Institute on Aviation Litigation in Chicago

Aviation Litigation event 2017Attorney Timothy S. Tomasik, a founding member of Tomasik Kotin Kasserman, LLC, will chair and moderate the 23rd Annual National Institute on Aviation Litigation, which is sponsored by the ABA Section of Litigation – Mass Torts Aviation Subcommittee on June 8th in Chicago. Tomasik is returning as a co-chair for this year’s Institute, which he has actively participated in during the last ten years.

This year’s program emphasizes topics and discussions surrounding drones, cybersecurity and cyber risk in aviation cases, pilot mental health, discovery in major aviation disasters, and current insights from in-house counsel and insurers.

"The Aviation Law Committee is very excited to be hosting this year’s Annual Aviation Litigation Institute in Chicago. We are honored to have distinguished faculty from across the country presenting cutting edge issues such as Pilot Mental Health, Cybersecurity, Drones, and much more." Tomasik stated.

The program will highlight speakers from the aviation law and insurance industry such as keynote speaker Hon. Kathy M. Flanagan, Circuit Court of Cook County Supervising Judge Law Division, Motion Section. Judge Flanagan will speak about case management in complex matters in the Circuit Court of Cook County.

Another notable speaker is Captain Charles Curreri, who is the senior manager of Project Wingman at American Airlines. Captain Curreri will discuss the mental health issues that many pilots face and how mental health affects aviation safety.

In addition, Armando Carlo III, the director of insurance claims and litigation at The Boeing Company, will speak during a panel discussion on aviation litigation and insurance. He will address the importance of aviation lawyers consulting in-house counsel and insurers during aviation case proceedings.

The Aviation Litigation National Institute is scheduled for June 8, 2017 at Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront Hotel on 71 East Wacker Drive in Chicago. Upon completion of the program, professionals can receive 7.50 general CLE credits. For more information about the program or to register, visit the ABA's website.