Bartholomew J. Banino

Partner, New York

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Bartholomew J. Banino

Bart’s practice primarily focuses on aviation litigation and commercial matters.

Bart joined Condon & Forsyth LLP in 1998 and is a member of the Management Committee. He represents air carriers and other clients from around the world in cases involving mass air disasters, wrongful death, personal injury, cargo damage and loss, aircraft ground accidents, breach of contract, regulatory enforcement and employment issues. He assists air carriers in mass disaster and crisis management planning and also advises carriers and other clients on various commercial matters including contracts and leases. He frequently counsels carriers on regulatory, bankruptcy, employment and labor issues.

Bart was selected for inclusion in the International Who’s Who of Aviation Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal: Aviation and Who’s Who Legal: Transport (2012-2017) and was recognized as a “Thought Leader” in Aviation for North America.  He also was highly recommended for his work by The Legal 500 United States in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 when Condon & Forsyth was selected as one of the top aviation law firms.  Bart also is listed as a Leading Aviation Attorney by Aviation Expert Guides (2015 – 2018). Bart also was a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Transportation Law360.

Bart was a Special Publications Editor for the Fordham Urban Law Journal at Fordham University Law School. He was also a Judicial Intern to The Honorable Lawrence M. McKenna, Senior District Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York.

His memberships include the Federal Bar Council, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the New York State and American Bar Associations.

Published Works and Presentations

Speaker, Liability Update and General Counsels Forum, IATA Legal Symposium, Bangkok, Thailand (Feb. 2018).

Editor and co-author, The Liability Reporter, published jointly by Condon & Forsyth LLP and the International Air Transport Association (21st ed., Feb. 2018).

Speaker, IATA Cargo Claims and Loss Prevention Conference, Barcelona, Spain (Oct. 2017).

Co-author, The International Comparative Legal Guide to Aviation Law – Chapter on U.S. Law, published by Global Legal Group Ltd., London (2017 Edition).

Speaker, Contractual Risk Management Panel and Airline Geopolitical Panel, IATA Risk and Insurance Management Conference, London, U.K. (May 2017).

Speaker, General Counsels Forum, IATA Legal Symposium, Washington, D.C. (Feb. 2017).

Editor and co-author, The Liability Reporter, published jointly by Condon & Forsyth LLP and the International Air Transport Association (20th ed., 2017).

Co-author, Getting the Deal Through: Air Transport 2017 – Chapter on United States Law, published by Law Business Research Ltd., London (2016).

Speaker, IATA Cargo Claims and Loss Prevention Conference, Brussels, Belgium (Oct. 2016).

Speaker, Focus on Cargo Liability and General Counsels Forum, IATA Legal Symposium, Barcelona, Spain (Feb. 2016).

Editor and co-author, The Liability Reporter, published jointly by Condon & Forsyth LLP and the International Air Transport Association (19th ed., 2016).

Speaker, IATA Cargo Claims and Loss Prevention Conference, Montreal, Canada (Sept. 2015).

Speaker, Global Liability Snapshot and General Counsels Forum, IATA Legal Symposium, Seoul, South Korea (Feb. 2015).

Editor and co-author, The Liability Reporter, published jointly by Condon & Forsyth LLP and the International Air Transport Association (18th ed., Feb. 2015).

Co-author, The International Comparative Legal Guide to Aviation Law – Chapter on U.S. Law, published by Global Legal Group Ltd., London (2015 Edition).

Speaker, Taking a Cargo Case to Court and Judges Panel, IATA Cargo Claims and Loss Prevention Conference, Singapore (4-6 Nov. 2014).

Editor and co-author, The Liability Reporter, published jointly by Condon & Forsyth LLP and the International Air Transport Association (17th ed., Feb. 2014).

Speaker, General Counsels Forum, IATA Legal Symposium San Francisco, California (Feb. 2014).

Speaker, Judges Panel, IATA Cargo Claims and Loss Prevention Conference, Limerick, Ireland (Nov. 2013).

Co-author, The International Comparative Legal Guide to Aviation Law – Chapter on U.S. Law, published by Global Legal Group Ltd., London (2014 Edition).

Negotiating a Settlement of an Aviation Accident Case. The Brief. American Bar Association (Fall 2013).

Speaker, panel on Passenger Rights Developments at the Aviation Law Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference, Sydney, Australia (May 2013).

Speaker, Panel on Criminal Proceedings Arising out of Aircraft Accidents, IATA Risk and Insurance Management Conference, London, U.K. (May 2013).

Editor and co-author, The Liability Reporter, published jointly by Condon & Forsyth LLP and the International Air Transport Association (16th ed., Feb. 2013).

Speaker, General Counsels Forum, IATA Legal Symposium Berlin, Germany (Feb. 2013).

Speaker, Judges Panel and Airlines’ Use of Social Media, IATA Cargo Claims and Loss Prevention Conference, Houston, Texas (Nov. 2012).

Speaker, panel on Settlement Negotiation and Mediation at the annual American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) and Aviation and Space Law Committee Seminar on Trial Tactics and Skills for the Aviation Practitioner (Oct. 2012).

Editor and co-author, The Liability Reporter, published jointly by Condon & Forsyth LLP and the International Air Transport Association (15th ed., Feb. 2012).

Speaker, Judges Panel and Enforcement Actions Involving Dangerous Goods. IATA Cargo Claims and Loss Prevention Conference, Shanghai, China (Nov. 2011).

DOT Tarmac Delay Regulations Extended to Foreign Carriers. Condon & Forsyth LLP Client Alert (April 2011).

IATA Establishes Uniform Limit of Liability for Transportation of Cargo Across All Routes. (Jan. 2011).

Contributor, The Liability Reporter, published jointly by IATA and Condon & Forsyth LLP. (14th ed., Feb. 2011).

MMSEA Section 111 Mandatory Reporting Extended. Condon & Forsyth LLP Client Bulletin (Nov. 2010).

Contributor, The Liability Reporter, published jointly by IATA and Condon & Forsyth LLP. (13th ed., Feb. 2010).

Additional Responsibilities for Those Liable to Medicare Beneficiaries. Condon & Forsyth LLP Client Bulletin (Aug. 2009).

Recent Developments In Air Carrier Liability Under the Montreal Convention. The Brief. American Bar Association (Spring 2009).

DOT Issues Notice Calling on Carriers to Update Tariffs on Baggage and Code-Share Liability. Condon & Forsyth LLP Client Alert (April 2009).

Co-Author, The Liability Reporter, International Air Transport Association (Feb. 2009).

Speaker, Airline Liability Developments in 2008. American Bar Association, Forum on Air and Space Law, Washington, D.C. (Jan. 2009).

Employer Duty to WARN Under Recent New York Legislation. Condon & Forsyth LLP Client Bulletin (Jan. 2009).

Speaker, Update in Aviation Law. American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Aviation and Space Law Litigation, Washington, D.C. (Oct. 2007).

Attempts by Plaintiffs to Defeat Forum Non Conveniens Motions by Alleging Aircraft Owner or Lessor Liability. Condon & Forsyth LLP Newsletter (Winter 2008).

Recent DVT Litigation. Condon & Forsyth LLP Newsletter (Fall 2007).

Recent Cases Interpreting The Montreal Convention. Condon & Forsyth LLP Newsletter (Summer 2007).

Editorial Board, Jury Instruction Handbook, Aviation Law. American Bar Association (2005).