Daniel O. Rose | Partner

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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 2,000 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. 

Kreindler Attorney Dan Rose talking about the Boeing 737 MAX crash on CNN with Brooke Baldwin.
Kreindler partner and pilot Dan Rose on the Conception scuba boat tragedy.
We use our knowledge and experience to focus on determining the best course of action to obtain the largest recovery for our clients.
~ Daniel Rose | Partner and Attorney

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.

  • Boeing
  • McDonnell Douglas
  • Airbus
  • Raytheon
  • Embraer
  • Beech
  • Cirrus
  • Cessna
  • Mitsubishi
  • Piper
  • Socata
  • Honeywell
  • 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.  

Dan In the media

Aviation Accident attorney and partner Dan Rose Discusses ET 302 on Fox News

Airplane accident lawyer Dan Rose discusses the Boeing MAX 7 Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash on Fox News.

Partner Dan Rose quoted in the Buffalo News on Barnes Fatal Daher-Socata TBM 850 Crash

Kreindler attorney Dan Rose speaks with The Buffalo News about the tragic Socata TBM 850 crash which killed prominent attorney Steve Barnes.

Attorney Dan Rose discusses Southwest 1380 on MSNBC with anchor Katy Tur

Kreindler aviation attorney and former Navy pilot Dan Rose speaks to MSNBC's Katy Tur about the Southwest Airlines 1380 engine failure.

Aviation lawyer Dan Rose connects airline safety issues to economic issues in Time Magazine

Rose says that some regional airlines pay their crews less to cut overhead costs and compete for shuttle service deals with the major carriers.

Attorney Dan Rose on CNN talking about Asiana Flight 214

Kreindler partner and aviation attorney Dan Rose discusses Asiana Flight 214 with CNN's Don Lemon.

Kreindler partner and pilot Dan Rose on the conception scuba boat fire tragedy in Reuters

Partner Dan Rose discusses the Shipowner’s Limitation of Liability Act of 1851 as it pertains to the Conception scuba boat fire case in a Reuters article.

Attorney Dan Rose comments on Flight 370 investigation and recent news about the tragedy

“All the dots haven’t been connected yet,” says Rose. “We need to find out where the aircraft impacted the water, if that’s what it did, and more importantly, try to get the black boxes. It may turn out to be deliberate, but I really don’t think so. You have to look at the simplest explanation.”

In a CNN story, Kreindler partner Daniel Rose discusses plaintiffs’ challenges in Malaysia Airlines accident

With an entire airliner missing and no wreckage to inspect, questions abound concerning the cause of the 2014 tragedy. Families of lost passengers are demanding answers.

Attorney Dan Rose speaks about Ukraine Flight 792 crash on CNN with Brooke Baldwin

Kreindler aviation attorney Dan Rose appeared on CNN with Brooke Baldwin to discuss the crash of Ukraine Airlines Flight 752 on January 8, 2020. The Boeing 737 crashed soon after takeoff from Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport in Iran, killing all 176 passengers and crew.

Attorney Daniel Rose quoted in news story about wrongful death lawsuit after 2014 Socata TBM 900 crash

Kreindler continues to pursue answers and seek justice on behalf of the families of the victims killed in the crash. Rose offers insights into the case.

Partner Daniel Rose Discusses the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System (CAPS) on Fox News

Aviation attorney Daniel Rose appeared on Fox News to discuss the parachute system aboard a Cirrus airplane that was used when a pilot ditched his plane after running out of fuel off the coast of Hawaii.

Attorney Daniel Rose comments on a death aboard a cargo ship and the subsequent lawsuit

Rose is representing one of the seamen who was killed at sea during a hurricane. He points out that changes are needed in the ship owner’s emergency protocols.

Attorney Daniel Rose discusses Asiana Flight 214 on MSNBC

Kreindler partner, aviation attorney and former pilot Daniel Rose speaks with MSNBC's Craig Melvin about the crash of Asiana flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport.

Kreindler partner Dan Rose talks about the legacy of accidents leading up to Southwest Flight 1380

With his long standing expertise as an aviation attorney, Rose is able to point to historical precedents involving engine issues that relate to the current case.

Aviation attorney Daniel Rose discusses Asiana Flight 214 on Newsmax's Steve Malzberg Show

Kreindler partner and attorney Dan Rose spoke with Steve Malzberg about the Asiana Flight 214 crash at San Francisco International Airport.

Kreindler attorney Dan Rose weighs in on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash

After the Boeing passenger jet was shot down by a missile in 2014, investigators are anxious to examine the evidence for clues.

Aviation attorney Daniel Rose interviewed on CNN about motives in Malaysia Airlines tragedy

Panelists talk about whether the disaster was accidental or intentional. “There just isn’t a motive here,” says Rose. “You have a captain who is a family man and well respected. You don’t have any ransom demands.” The attorney sees no reason to buy into a ‘hijacking’ theory.

Dan Rose explains the evidence after commercial jet skids off the runway at LaGuardia Airport

The attorney responds to the pilot's claim that the plane was not slowing even though the autobrake was set at maximum at the time of the incident.

Kreindler Attorney Dan Rose Discusses Boeing 737 MAX Crash with CNN's Brooke Baldwin

Kreindler partner and aviation accident lawyer Dan Rose discusses the similarities between the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 and Lion Air Flight 610 crashes with CNN's Brooke Baldwin.

Aviation Attorney Dan Rose Comments on Boeing 777 Dual Engine Failure

Kreindler Partner Dan Rose speaks with the New York Post about a Boeing 777 that lost power and crashed as it was coming in for a landing at London's Heathrow Airport. All 152 passengers and crew members survived.

Kreindler partner Dan Rose speaks out about problems with LaGuardia airport runways

When a commercial airliner veered off the runway at the New York airport, NTSB investigators were called in. Dan Rose suggests one factor that should be assessed.

Kreindler partner Dan Rose talks about possible Malasia 370 debris on Fox News with Shep Smith

In addition to being an attorney, Rose is a licensed pilot and discussesthe massive recovery mission for possible Malaysian flight 370 debris. “We don’t know where we’re looking quite yet ... even if you know where a piece of wreckage is, you really have to be right on top of it to see it.”

Partner Dan Rose Flies NY1 News Reporter Over the Hudson

Kreindler aviation attorney and pilot Dan Rose flew NY 1 News' Josh Robin over the Hudson for a bird's eye view of the unregulated skies in the corridor.

Partner Dan Rose comments on pending bill in congress addressing accountability for military doctors

Mr. Rose’s comments are in reference to military contractors as well as the objections of one Senator receiving campaign contributions.

Partner Dan Rose on Fox News with Shep Smith on Germanwings Flight 9525

When a co-pilot with a history of depression intentionally crashed a passenger jet, partner and former military pilot Dan Rose had some tips for carriers. “You really have to have layers of protection to try to catch these people: background checks, a psych eval when they first get hired, and also ongoing evaluations.”

Partner Dan Rose points to Alaska Air’s responsibilities after mid-air cabin pressure loss

After a baggage cart collided with a plane’s fuselage, problems weren’t detected until the aircraft was airborne. The damage should have been caught much earlier, attorneys say.

Articles by Dan
Awards & Events
  • Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY, J.D. - 1996, Honors: International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award for Trial Advocacy; Jessup International Moot Court Award
  • Binghampton University, Binghampton, NY, B.S. - 1986, Major: Political Science, with Honors
Bar Admissions
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Exemplar Cases