Philip Weissman focuses his practice on representing international clients in aviation, regulatory, product liability and insurance coverage matters. He has extensive litigation experience, having participated in successful arguments on behalf of clients in state and federal court at the trial and appellate levels. Philip advises his clients on issues pertaining to aviation law, including air carrier liability to passengers.
Philip’s experience includes arguing cases addressing the Warsaw and Montreal Conventions, and work on a United States Supreme Court amicus brief addressing the interpretation of the Aviation and Transportation Security Act’s immunity provision. He has been selected by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star for 2020, for his work in Aviation and Aerospace.
US District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
J.D., Duke University School of Law, 2012
B.A., magnacum laude, Boston University, 2008
New York City Bar Association
Co-author, "Developments and Trends in Lawyers’ Professional Liability Exposures,” IRMI Professional Liability Insurance Guide, 2019
Contributing author, “Complete Preemption and the Montreal Convention: Ending the Decades Long Debate,” Ch. 15 of American Bar Association, Litigating the Aviation Case: From Pre-Trial To Closing Argument, Tort, Trial & Insurance Practice Section, 4th edition, 2017