Practice Areas: Aviation & Aerospace, Personal Injury, Products Liability

Attorney Brian J. Alexander serves as a partner at the law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, primarily based in the New York office. With over 27 years of experience, he is a distinguished trial lawyer who holds a prominent position in the legal field. His expertise is particularly sought after by clients across New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and beyond, who have faced significant injuries or the tragic loss of a loved one due to aviation accidents, including helicopter accidents, and other preventable disasters.

Notably, Mr. Alexander recently accepted an appointment to the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee for the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 Boeing 737 MAX litigation. This appointment has further solidified his reputation as a trailblazer in aviation law. Throughout his career, he has displayed remarkable achievements in advocating for those affected by international and domestic airline incidents, commuter and general aviation accidents, and military aircraft crashes. His leadership was also evident as a key attorney in the litigation aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Before entering the legal profession, Mr. Alexander’s background as a helicopter and fixed-wing pilot for the U.S. Army has granted him unique insights into the industry. Holding licenses as an FAA commercial multi-engine airplane and helicopter pilot with an instrument rating, his comprehensive understanding empowers him to effectively address the concerns of his plaintiff clients. This, in turn, enables him to devise well-crafted strategies aimed at securing just compensation for their injuries, losses, pain, and suffering.

Mr. Alexander’s influence extends beyond his legal practice. He has held significant roles such as vice chairman of the American Bar Association’s Aviation and Space Law Committee, as well as within its Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section. His contributions as an adjunct law instructor at Rutgers School of Law and his numerous publications, books, articles, and lectures on aviation law have further solidified his position as an authority in his field. His legal insights have been featured in respected outlets such as Time Magazine, and he has made appearances on national radio and television programs to provide in-depth legal commentary on a diverse range of subjects.

Recognitions for Mr. Alexander’s accomplishments include his selection as one of New York City’s Best Lawyers in 2017 and his receipt of the American Jurisprudence Award for Trial Advocacy. His peers have consistently endorsed his abilities, resulting in numerous top rankings and accolades.

Mr. Alexander’s academic journey began with his graduation with honors from the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, in 1985, where he was also recognized as a Distinguished Military Graduate. He obtained his Juris Doctor from Notre Dame Law School in 1993, during which time he earned prestigious awards such as the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award for Trial Advocacy and the Jessup International Moot Court Award.

His legal practice is registered in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, and he is authorized to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the District of New Jersey, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd and 6th Circuits.

It’s important to note that Best Lawyers® and The Best Lawyers in America© are registered trademarks of BL Rankings, LLC d/b/a Best Lawyers and Co., LLC. The use of these names, logo, and database is subject to the trademark, copyright, and fair use laws of the United States of America and requires permission and adherence to the guidelines of BL Rankings, LLC d/b/a Best Lawyers and Co., LLC.

Rate us and Write a Review

Your review is recommended to be at least 140 characters long


Show all timings
  • Monday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Wednesday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Thursday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Friday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
building Own or work here? Claim Now! Claim Now!