Gene K. Kaskiw

Associate

  • location icon Newark, NJ
    One Riverfront Plaza
    Newark, NJ 07102
  • location icon New York, NY
    77 Water Street
    New York, NY 10005

Gene Kaskiw is an associate in the Newark office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Aviation Practice. He is regularly defending large domestic and international air carriers in personal injury cases. In addition, he has experience with products and premises liability, aircraft liens, cargo claims, insurance defense, the Montreal Convention, fraud claims against airlines and general aviation accidents. He has assisted in the successful preemption of claims under the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 and the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978.

A longtime enthusiast of the commercial aviation industry, Mr. Kaskiw is a frequent contributor to a variety of online and print publications analyzing domestic and international air carriers. At Columbia University, he was a member of the varsity intercollegiate football team and Sigma Chi fraternity.

Prior Experience

  • LeClairRyan, P.C., Associate, January 2013 to April 2016
  • LeClairRyan, P.C., Law Clerk, August 2011 to December 2012

Admissions

New York

2013

New Jersey

2012

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

2012

Associations

  • New York City Bar Association, Aeronautics Committee
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)
  • The Wings Club Foundation

Awards & Honors

  • Law & Politics Magazine, Rising Star, Aviation & Aerospace, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2016-2018

Education

Rutgers University School of Law, Newark

Juris Doctor, 2012

Columbia University, Columbia College

Bachelor of Arts, English, 2009

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