Constantine J. Petallides
Associate, New York
T: 212.894.6729 F: 212.370.4453
E: firstname.lastname@example.org vCard
Constantine’s practice encompasses all aspects of civil and commercial litigation and disputes on behalf of the firm’s aviation clients.
Constantine represents both foreign and domestic airlines, and aircraft component parts manufacturers, in all aspects of civil litigation. His litigation work includes cases involving commercial disputes, personal injury, wrongful death, torts, breach of contract, regulatory enforcement, and product liability. Constantine’s notable work includes:
- Assisting in obtaining dismissal, pursuant to the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978, of a putative consumer class action and related appeal in a case against an airline alleging violations of a state anti-SPAM statute.
- Assisting an airline in resolving a dispute with a bank about the improper withholding of in excess of $20 million in revenue from passenger ticket sales pursuant to a credit card processing agreement.
- Serving as a core member of the damages team defending a component manufacturer in a commercial Arbitration arising from an aircraft fire event.
- Serving as a core member of the damages team defending in a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of an ultra-high net worth decedent seeking $900 million in damages involving complex commercial litigation issues arising from a Gulfstream G-IV aircraft accident.
Constantine has been recognized as a Super Lawyer “Rising Star” in the field of Aviation & Aerospace for the New York Metro Area (2021-2023). Prior to joining the firm, Constantine consulted on regulatory compliance projects at Credit Suisse.
He is a graduate of Fordham University School of Law with honors. During law school, he worked as an intern at the New York State Office of the Attorney General and the New York County District Attorney’s Office. He also represented debtors in civil actions throughout the city as a member of the Pro Bono Scholars program.
Constantine is admitted in New York and is a member of the New York City Bar Association.
Newsletters and Bulletins
Plaintiffs Abandon Appeal of Dismissal of Maryland Consumer Protection Statute-Based Putative Class Action Pursuant to ADA Preemption
Court of Appeals Affirms FNC Dismissal of MH370 Litigation
Amendments to Cuba License Exceptions for Aircraft, Vessels, and Spacecraft (AVS)
The National In-Flight Sexual Misconduct Task Force Convenes To Address Sexual Misconduct During Air Travel
U.S. Court Dismisses Litigation Arising Out of Malaysia Flight MH370 on FNC Grounds
Published Works and Presentations
“In-Flight Sexual Misconduct: Congressional Action and Air Carrier Liability,” 2019 ABA Forum on Air & Space Law Annual Conference (Seattle, Washington, September 13, 2019). (co-authors Jonathan E. DeMay and Marissa N. Lefland).
Contributor, The Liability Reporter, published jointly by Condon & Forsyth LLP and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) (22nd ed., March 2019).
Contributor, The Liability Reporter, published jointly by Condon & Forsyth LLP and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) (21st ed., Feb. 2018).