Dan Rose was appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee for the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 Boeing 737 MAX investigation against Boeing and other defendants. Dan is a licensed commercial multi-engine airplane and seaplane pilot with instrument ratings. He is an active pilot and has accumulated over 3,000 hours of flight time. His focus is in aviation, maritime, and products liability accident litigation. Before law school, Mr. Rose served in the United States Navy as a carrier-based attack pilot on board the U.S.S. Independence where he participated in Operation Desert Shield.
We use our knowledge and experience to focus on determining the best course of action to obtain the largest recovery for our clients.
Dan has handled numerous commercial airline, commuter, military and general aviation crash cases, including the American Airlines Flight 587, SwissAir Flight 111, Comair 5191 and Colgan/Continental Flight 3407 litigations.
The aviation accident cases Dan has litigated involve a wide range of aviation products including engines, fuel systems, autopilot systems, avionics and flight control systems against various aircraft and component part manufacturers including:
Dan has successfully prosecuted numerous product liability cases involving some of the largest manufacturers in aviation.
- McDonnell Douglas
- Pratt & Whitney
- General Electric
In addition to airplane and maritime law, Dan has also prosecuted numerous products liability cases including automotive defect claims against Ford, General Motors, Nissan, Volkswagen and Volvo.
Dan is a past Chair of the American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Aviation & Space Law Committee and of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Aviation Law Section and is a member of the AAJ Admiralty Law Section, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Aeronautics Committee, the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.
As an approved volunteer pilot for the Veterans Airlift Command, Dan flies wounded veterans of Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) and their families for medical treatment and other compassionate purposes.