Stephen J. Fearon

Of Counsel, New York

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Stephen J. Fearon

Steve concentrates on trial and appellate work on behalf of the firm’s airline clients.

He joined the Firm in 1967 and was a partner of the firm from 1973 to 2009 when he became Of Counsel.

He has written many articles on aviation law and has conducted numerous seminars under the auspices of the International Air Transport Association and the Air Transport Association for representatives of member airlines.

Steve is currently an Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham Law School and frequently lectures on aviation issues. In 2006, he received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Fordham Law Alumni Association.

Steve is the Recipient of the Fordham Law School 2013 Golden Ram Award in recognition of a “lifetime of extraordinary achievement (which) has embodied the Law School’s highest ideals of excellence and service.”  Steve is also President of the New York County Lawyers Association McInerney Inn of Court (2015- ).

Published Works and Presentations

An Analysis of Successive and Contracting Carrier Liability. Condon & Forsyth LLP Client Bulletin (October 2008).

Recoverable Damages in Wrongful Death Actions Governed by the Warsaw Convention. 62 Defense Counsel Journal 367 (July 1995).

Liability Limits Vis-A-Vis The Passengers – The American Way. Risk & Insurance Managers Forum (RIMF), Munich, Germany (1995)

Handling an Aviation Terrorism Case. Speaker at the ABA Litigation in Aviation Seminar, Washington D.C. (1989).