Justin T. Green

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Aviation & Aerospace Attorney in New York, NY

Kreindler & Kreindler LLP
 | 750 Third Ave, 32nd Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-973-3403
Fax: 212-972-9432
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Aviation and Aerospace (70%),
  • Transportation/Maritime (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Justin T. Green is a partner with Kreindler & Kreindler LLP law firm, which has office locations in New York, New York, Boston, Massachusetts, and Los Angeles, California. A nationally ranked trial lawyer, Mr. Green has more than 25 years of total legal experience, and he works primarily out of the firm's New York City law office, where he represents clients throughout the state as well as across New Jersey and Pennsylvania who have suffered an injury or lost a loved one due to an aviation accident.

    A leader in aviation law, Mr. Green currently serves as co-chair of the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee for the Boeing 737 MAX 8 lawsuit. He has also served as counsel in many other aviation-related accidents, including Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, Asiana Flight 214, Turkish Airlines Flight 1951, Continental Connection Flight 3407 and Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. He has also represented victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and he has gained a reputation for his fierce advocacy for those he serves.

    Moreover, Mr. Green has served as president of the International Air & Transportation Safety Bar Association, and he is the current vice-chair of the American Bar Association’s Torts and Insurance Practice’s Aviation Section. He has also served as chair of the American Association for Justice's Aviation Section as well as its Veterans and Military Services Committee, and he has written extensively and conducted lectures and continuing legal education seminar across the country on a variety of topics related to his practice areas.

    Mr. Green has also served on a number of committees with various local, state and national legal organizations devoted to aviation law. Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, he has earned an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell along with perennial designation as among the top 5% of trial lawyers in his region.

    A 1984 graduate of Union College, Mr. Green obtained his Juris Doctor from Fordham University School of Law in New York City in 1995. He holds his license to practice in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Northern and Eastern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 70%Aviation and Aerospace
    • 20%Transportation/Maritime
    • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Aviation, Aviation Accidents - Plaintiff, Admiralty & Maritime Law, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death


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    Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021

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    About Justin Green

    Admitted: 1996, New York

    Professional Webpage: https://kreindlerlawfirm.com/people/justin-green


    • Selected as 2020 Super Lawyers®, 2007-2019
    • Awarded 5/5 Peer Reviewed Rating, Martindale Hubbell®

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Commercial Pilot's License, Fixed Wing and Helicopter, 1987

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Past Chair, AAJ Aviation Section
    • Member, Aviation Law and Insurance Symposium
    • Past Vice-Chair, ABA Aviation and Space Law General Committee
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    • Member, Aeronautics Committee, New York City Bar Association
    • Chairman, American Association of Justice's Aviation Security Section
    • Vice-Chair, American Bar Association: Aviation and Space Law General Committee
    • Vice-Chair, American Bar Association’s Torts and Insurance Practice’s Aviation Section
    • Co-Chair, AAJ Veterans and Military Services Committee
    • President, International Air & Transportation Safety Bar Association
    • United States Supreme Court
    • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
    • United States District Courts for the Southern, Northern and Eastern Districts of NY
    • Pennsylvania
    • New Jersey
    • New York

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Co-Chair, Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee, Boeing 737 MAX 8 Litigation

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Speaker, The Power of Demonstrative Evidence, 2010 Beaumont Conference, London, England
    • Panelist, Preemption: Is There Anything Left to Argue About?, 2008 American Bar Association, Aviation and Space Law Litigation National Program in Washington, DC
    • Speaker, 2008 American Bar Association: Aviation and Space Law Litigation National Program, Washington, DC
    • Speaker, TIPS From Cockpit to Courtroom, 2016 American Bar Association Aviation and Space Law Committee, Washington, DC
    • Speaker, 2011 Aviation Litigation CLE Seminar, New York, NY
    • Speaker, Preemption and Punitive Damages - The Colgan Flight 3407 Buffalo Crash, 23rd Annual Aviation Law and Insurance Symposium 2012, Orlando, FL
    • Speaker, 2014 International Air & Transportation Safety Bar Association Conference, New York, NY
    • Moderator, The Future of Federal Preemption in Aviation 2015 Aviation and Space Law program: Litigation Fundamental in Modern Times, Washington, DC
    • Speaker, Litigation Fundamentals in Modern Times, 2015 American Bar Association: Aviation and Space Law Litigation Program, Washington, DC
    • Speaker, 2016 International Air & Transportation Safety Bar Association Conference, Washington, DC
    • Moderator, Defending Military Contractors Against War Zone Tort Actions, 2016 American Bar Association 22nd Annual National Institute on Aviation Litigation, New York, NY
    • Speaker, Pilot Depression and Suicide - How to Improve Aviation Safety in the Wake of GermanWings, 2016 AViCON - Aviation Insurance Conference, RTI World Headquarters and Research Centre, Stevensville, MD
    • Panelist, Update on Products Liability Cases and a Case Study on Major Accident Litigation: Plaintiff and Defendant Strategies, 12th Annual McGill Conference on International Aviation Liability, Insurance & Finance, 2019, Montreal, Canada
    • Vice Chair, Program Co-Chair, Panelist, 2016 American Bar Association Aviation and Space Law General Program: Mediation Advocacy, Washington, DC
    • Panelist, Conducting Written Discovery and Depositions Against Foreign Bad Actors, 2017 AAJ Annual Convention: Aviation Agenda CLE/Meeting, Boston, MA
    • Speaker, Terrorism Lawsuits in Action: An Interactive Oral Argument on Recent Jurisdictional Developments, 2017 ABA Aviation Litigation Committee Meeting, Washington, DC
    • Speaker, Retiring Forum Non Conveniens, 2018 AAJ Conference, Denver, CO
    • Panelist, Investigating, Prosecuting and Defending Military-Civilian Aviation Accident Cases, 2018 AViCON Conference, Stevensville, MD
    • Moderator, Federal Preemption Panel, 2018 International Air & Transportation Safety Bar Association Conference: Air and Transport Law Conference, Washington, DC


    • Turkish Airlines Flight 1951 near Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • Continental Connection Flight 3407 crash near Buffalo, New York
    • Hudson River mid-air collision near Hoboken, New Jersey
    • Llewellyn Glacier Helicopter Recovery
    • Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
    • Asiana Flight 214 crash at San Francisco International Airport
    • Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 Catastrophic Engine Failure, Bernville, Pennsylvania

    Educational Background:

    • Union College, Schenectady, NY, B.A. Economics – 1984
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    750 Third Ave
    32nd Floor
    New York, NY 10017

    Phone: 212-973-3403

    Fax: 212-972-9432

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