Scott Brooksby will be involved in planning the American Bar Association’s 2016 22nd Annual National Institute on Aviation Litigation in New York, New York.
This prominent, annual conference features seasoned aviation lawyers who present and educate on a variety of aviation litigation topics. Scott is on the aviation subcommittee of the American Bar Association’s Mass Torts section.
Scott Brooksby has experience representing airlines, aviation insurers, aviation product manufacturers, and airplane owners. Scott has handled a broad variety of aviation law matters, including personal injury defense; product liability defense litigation; contract and lease drafting; contract negotiation and disputes; and general aviation commercial litigation.
Much of Scott’s practice is devoted to aviation law, and Olson Brooksby is one of the few firms in Oregon with aviation trial experience. Scott Brooksby leads the firm’s aviation practice, devoting a substantial amount of his time and practice to aviation-related matters.
Scott served as local counsel for one of the largest aviation manufacturers in the world in a nine-week trial in Oregon state court. The trial involved product liability issues and concerned a helicopter crash that resulted in burns, permanent injuries, and multiple deaths.
While Olson Brooksby’s specialized aviation practice is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, the nature of the firm’s practice often takes its attorneys to various other geographical locations, particularly for investigations, witness interviews, and depositions.
Scott is experienced with a broad range of aviation law topics, and is familiar with allegations concerning: mechanical malfunctions due to airframe or component defects; improper repair or maintenance; improper weight and balance; weather; piloting and human factors; instruments and avionics; air traffic control; and even issues relating to bird strikes and lasers.