John F. Schutty has handled a wide variety of complex civil litigation during his career. He has spent the largest part of his career as an advocate in high profile commercial, personal injury, civil rights and wrongful death litigation. Mr. Schutty previously served as a defense attorney, representing major airlines and product manufacturers. Since 2002, Mr. Schutty has achieved extraordinary results for clients who have experienced civil rights violations, been seriously injured, or lost a loved one as a result of negligence, medical malpractice, and/or product failure.
*Fordham University School of Law, J.D.
*Columbia College, A.B.
*Law Office of John F. Schutty, P.C., 2007-present
*Of Counsel Attorney, Speiser, Krause, Nolan & Granito, 2002-2007
*Private Banker, Lehman Brothers, 2000-2002
*Associate Attorney, Condon & Forsyth, 1983-1999
*American Bar Association
*New York State Bar Association
*Association of the Bar of City of New York
Mr. Schutty has written numerous articles on aviation law and trial preparation that have been published in The New York Law Journal and other legal periodicals. He also has appeared on CNN's Burden of Proof and has spoken at both national and international forums as a guest lecturer on subjects related to aviation litigation and trials. A few of his published articles are:
*Pattern Jury Instructions: Work Backwards to Evaluate the Merits of Your Adversary's Claims & Your Defenses, 7 The Alert 7 (June 1997) (The Newsletter of the Federal Bar Association's Corporate & Association's Corporate & Association Counsel's Division);
*New Winkles in an Old Treaty Governing Air Carrier Liability, 221 N.Y.L.J. 29, at 1 col. 1 (Feb. 16, 1999);
*Accidents Under Article 17 of the Warsaw Convention - What Facts Will Establish Liability of Passenger Personal Injury or Wrongful Death? (Paper presented at the "1998 Aviation Litigation Seminar" sponsored by the American Bar Association in Washington D.C. in October 1998);
*Brokerage Agreements & the New York Statute of Frauds, 3 The Alert 3 (September 1998) (The Newsletter of the Federal Bar Association's Corporate & Association Counsel's Division);
*Aircraft Brokerage Agreements & the Fraud Statute, 220 N.Y.L.J., at 1, col. 1 (July 30, 1998);
* Rated as one of the "Top Attorneys" in the New York Metropolitan Area - Super Lawyers Magazine - 2007 through 2020