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 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.

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

Partner Daniel Rose Appears on Fox 5 News About Delta ATL-NY flight's Last Second Go-around at LaGuardia Airport

"It happens more than you think" says Kreindler's aviation accident attorney Dan Rose. Rose spoke to Michelle Ross of New York's Fox 5 News about Delta Airlines flight 468 that performed an abrupt change in direction during a landing attempt only 100 feet from the ground at LaGuardia airport. Reports are that another aircraft in front of the Delta flight was taking too long to exit the runway. Attorney Rose says that the general rule of thumb is that planes landing at the airport are kept 3 miles and 60 seconds apart.

Kreindler Partner Dan Rose Interviewed for ABC's "Superstar: Aaliyah"

On season 2, episode 3 of ABC Television's 2023 “Superstar: Aaliyah” Kreindler partner and former attorney for Aaliyah’s family, Dan Rose, describes issues with the pilot that led to the 2001 crash of the Cessna 402B in Abaco Island, Bahamas that killed the popular singer and actress.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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