Nicholas Magali handles a variety of matters involving aviation, insurance, products liability and general commercial disputes. He serves serves clients, including international airlines and other aviation stakeholders, commercial property owners, disability insurers and individuals. For over 20 years, Nicholas has litigated in both state and federal courts in various US jurisdictions, as well as in arbitration and mediation.
He has extensive experience litigating high-exposure cases involving personal injury and wrongful death, property and cargo damage, first-party insurance coverage claims and alleged civil rights violations. Nicholas guides clients through regulatory proceedings in front of the DOT, FAA and TSA, and in the enforcement of international arbitration awards and judgments. He has experience in all phases of litigation, including appeals.
US District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
J.D., Hofstra University School of Law, 1994
B.A., cum laude, Fordham University, 1991
Federal Bar Council
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
American Bar Associations
New York City Bar Association
Obtained dismissal of action in US court for European airline based upon Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, Hague Convention and US jurisdictional law
Advised international petroleum company regarding US law governing its contractual obligations to bankrupt supplier in multimillion dollar transaction
Defended international airline in US action brought by decedent's estate for physical injury and damages that occurred during repatriation to the UK
Advised international airline engaged in US crash litigation regarding US law regulating conduct of attorneys