McKenna Long & Aldridge is pleased to announce that Diane Westwood Wilson has joined the firm’s Aviation and Transportation Litigation practice as a partner in the New York office. A Chambers-ranked, “brilliant” aviation lawyer with broad commercial litigation and arbitration experience, Wilson represents aviation industry and insurer interests internationally in complex aerospace, aviation, product liability and commercial disputes.
Recognized in “The International Who’s Who of Aviation Lawyers”, Wilson’s expansive, multijurisdictional experience spans from the EL AL Israel Airlines v. Tseng landmark U.S. Supreme Court treaty case to dismissal of a $150M product liability action against a Dutch satellite manufacturer in Astrium v. TRW, to an enforcement of arbitration clause in a Nigerian contract in Travelport v. Bellview Airlines. She is known among market commentators as a “very strong strategist and tactician.”
Joining the Aviation Practice Group, Diane will strengthen MLA’s reputation as a world leader in aviation and transportation law and expands the firm’s growing Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) practice. MLA has extensive experience representing clients in all sectors of the aviation industry. The firm handles NTSB accident and incident investigations, FAA and European Aviation Safety Administration regulatory matters, personal injury and wrongful death litigation, employment litigation, product liability litigation, contracts, transactions, risk counseling, and insurance and international matters.