David Cooke to Participate in "Your Practice and Aviation Law—How Aviation Law Topics Impact Different Areas of the Law" Webcast for NJSBA

November 24, 2020  |  By: David P. Cooke, Esq.

David P. Cooke, Of Counsel to Genova Burns, will be a part of the NJSBA's Aviation Law Committee's presentation during a webcast entitled "Your Practice and Aviation Law—How Aviation Law Topics Impact Different Areas of the Law" on December 17. This seminar has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 3.3 hours of total CLE credit. Mr. Cooke, also a commercial pilot and flight instructor, will address the numerous regulatory issues lawyers and their clients must consider before using drones.


You may think of Aviation Law as a very distinct niche practice, but you may be surprised to learn that aspects of Aviation Law pop up in a variety of different areas of the law. Hear from a panel of Aviation Law experts how aviation related topics intersect with various areas of the law. From Federal Law to Family Law, you’ll get the latest information on the Aviation Law topics that intersect with your practice. Don’t miss this brand new and unique presentation! Topics to include:

  • Airline Immunity from Covid-19 Claims: An Assault on Passenger Rights 
  • Drones and Food Delivery During Covid-19 and Beyond 
  • Pilot Qualifications
  • Use of Aircraft in Child Custody and Visitation
  • Unfair/Deceptive Practices for Air Carriers-Changes on the Horizon
  • Exemption of Foreign Aircraft form US Patent Infringement Claims 

Don’t miss this unique presentation of the latest in Aviation Law! For more information and to register, please click here.


David P. Cooke is Of Counsel and Chair of the Aviation & Aircraft Law Practice Group as well as a member of the Transportation, Shipping, Trucking & Logistics Practice Group. Mr. Cooke practiced aviation law for more than 20 years in the law department of Honeywell International, Inc. as Assistant General Counsel at Honeywell, he was responsible for all transactional and regulatory matters related to the company’s large fleet of corporate and test aircraft.

Prior to Honeywell, Mr. Cooke was an associate at a large law firm where he represented aircraft manufacturers and operators in aircraft accident and commercial litigation. He is an active pilot and flight instructor, holding an FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate for single and multi-engine aircraft and gliders, a Flight Instructor Certificate for airplanes and gliders and a Remote Pilot - UAS Certificate.

Mr. Cooke is an FAA Safety Team (“FAASTeam”) representative and gives safety seminars, counseling and training to pilots.

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