Airline Representation

ALIMONTI LAW OFFICES, P.C. (“ALO”) has represented various airlines in all aspects of litigation. Our clients include international carriers, “legacy carriers,” newer lower cost carriers, and regional airlines. Matters with these airlines include premises liability, onboard incidents, insurance coverage analysis, and Warsaw/Montreal Convention injuries and losses.


General Aviation

ALO continues to represent all aspects of general aviation in litigation. Our clients include Fixed Based Operators, Airframe and Powerplant shops, Flight Schools, Charter Operators, and other providers of airport services. We also represent GA clients in transactions and appearances before the FAA and NTSB.



ALIMONTI LAW OFFICES, P.C. (“ALO”) has represented insurers and insureds in numerous coverage disputes, negotiations, and litigations. ALO has successfully represented insureds prevailing upon insurers to defend and indemnify them despite initial denials. ALO’s presentations on the ethical obligations of insurance defense counsel has been well received by national and international audiences.



Rick Alimonti is a member of the Southern District of New York’s mediation panel and was recently appointed to the SDNY Mediator Advisory Committee. He is an arbitrator for the City Court for the City of White Plains, New York, and, in that capacity, has presided over dozens of arbitrations. Mr. Alimonti has presented nationally and intermationally on the mediation process and on the ethics of mediation and mediators. He is a frequent guest lecturer at law schools on alternative dispute resolution.

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Product Liability

ALIMONTI LAW OFFICES, P.C. (“ALO”) offers the unique perspective of handling product liability claims from both the defense and “plaintiffs” perspective. In addition to our defense work on behalf of the aviation manufacturers and their insurers, ALO is frequently called upon to represent insurers in subrogation actions against manufacturers of aircraft and their sub-assemblies.


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Since its founding in March 2001, Alimonti Law Offices, PC, (ALO) has focused its practice on serving the litigation needs of the aviation community. Since then, ALO has grown from a “one man shop” to an internationally recognized team of lawyers and consultants. Our worldwide clients including airlines, flight schools, fixed base operators, manufacturers, repair stations, charter operators, and their respective insurers.

Our litigation experience has led to “instructions” as consultants and lecturers on claim prevention and product integrity as well as numerous aviation-related transactions. Our approach is simple: find common solutions to common problems - even in an “adversarial process”. Our reputation for zealous representation, candor, and the highest ethical standards enables us to efficiently manage the most difficult and emotional claims. Founder Rick Alimonti is the immediate past co-chair of the American Bar Association’s (Section of Litigation) Committee on Aviation Litigation. He is the first person to twice be honored with this appointment. He is the founder of this committee’s June CLE conference in New York, now completing its eighteenth year. Over the past several years, Rick has been increasingly called upon to present and moderate on various issues related to aviation litigation, with a particular emphasis on ethics.

In 2012, Alimonti Mediation Services was launched to service those clients with product liability, aviation law and commercial disputes. Rick is a member of the Southern District of New York’s mediation panel and was recently appointed to the SDNY Mediator Advisory Committee. He presents nationally and internationally on the mediation process.