Timothy M. Ravich to Speak at the 2024 Aviation Insurance Association Conference


Please join Tressler attorneys Timothy M. Ravich and Jennifer S. Perdigao at the Aviation Insurance Association (AIA) Annual Conference in New Orleans on Friday, May 3, 2024. Tim will be speaking on a panel at the conference with Alistair Blundy of Skyrisks and Stephanie Short of Great American Insurance Company. Their session is titled "Growing Pains - Integrating Advanced Air Mobility into Existing Aviation Systems." We hope to see you there! 

Friday, May 3, 2024 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm CST

Studio 9 & 10 (2nd Fl)
New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

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About the Presentation

The Advanced Air Mobility sector is predicted by many to boom in the coming years. This panel will explain what AAM is, and what this segment’s growth will mean for existing aviation infrastructure and systems. They will also discuss the varying approaches to AAM that have been taken by lawmakers, regulators, industry players and insurers. The panelists will talk about what types of legal disputes aviation lawyers can expect to address as AAM proliferates.

About Timothy M. Ravich


Timothy M. Ravich concentrates his practice in the areas of aviation, product and general civil litigation. Recognized as one of only 50 lawyers qualified as a Board-Certified Expert in the area of aviation law, Tim specializes in transactional and regulatory matters related to the ownership, maintenance and utilization of aircraft, airports and airspace.

Tim provides legal representation to a diverse range of clients in the aviation industry, covering a wide spectrum of matters. His clientele has included operators from both commercial and general aviation sectors, including Part 121 and 135 carriers. He has also worked with aircraft and engine original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) companies, airmen and aviation insurers. Tim has counseled and advocated for clients on various issues, from matters related to the purchase, sale and utilization of aircraft under international law, such as the Cape Town Convention, to airport law, accident litigation and passenger claims arising under the Airline Deregulation Act, Montreal and Warsaw Conventions, Title 49 U.S.C. and Part 14 C.F.R. He also has provided expert testimony and advised public and private sector clients, including U.S. presidential campaigns, members of the United States Congress, local, state and international governments, law firms, airlines, aircraft manufacturers and operators and airmen.

Tim's advocacy skills are recognized by the legal community. He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, a distinction representing the highest possible rating for lawyers based on legal ability and general ethical standards. He also is regularly recognized by publications such as a "Super Lawyer" and "Leading Lawyer" in the area of aviation and business law. 

About Jennifer S. Perdigao

Jennifer Perdigao Tressler Aviation

Jennifer S. Perdigao is a partner and Co-Chair of the Litigation and Transportation Practice Group. She is Managing Partner of Tressler's Los Angeles, California office. Her practice includes insurance coverage and defense as well as non-insurance advisory matters. Jennifer’s insurance coverage experience includes insurance coverage analysis and insurance litigation involving commercial general liability, aviation operations, personal and advertising injury, construction defects, environmental coverage and professional lines. Jennifer’s defense litigation experience involves a wide range of matters including the defense of wrongful death, personal injury and property damage claims arising out of premises, aviation accidents, airport operations, motor vehicle accidents and products liability. 

Outside the insurance context, Jennifer provides counseling in connection with FAR compliance, risk management and aviation contracts. Jennifer has training and experience with employment law matters including FEHA claims and wage and hour matters.

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About AIA

AIA is the premier association for those involved in the aviation insurance industry in the United States and abroad. Their membership represents 45 states, the District of Columbia, and nine countries. From its humble beginnings on the banks of the Mississippi River, the AIA now hosts numerous educational and networking opportunities, including our annual conference, throughout each year. Learn more at aiaweb.org.

About Tressler LLP

Headquartered in Chicago, with eight offices located in five states, Tressler LLP is a national law firm comprised primarily of attorneys who devote their practice to the representation of the insurance industry in coverage analysis and resolution, litigation, underwriting consultation, product development, claims management and reinsurance.

In addition, Tressler has one of the most experienced and multi-faceted government law practices in Illinois, and has attorneys who represent clients in commercial litigation, defense litigation, corporate transactions, employment law and litigation, intellectual property and condominium and common interest community association law.

For more information, please visit www.tresslerllp.com.