“The practice of aviation law allows me to combine one of my passions – flying – with a profession that helps people, improves an industry, and gives me great satisfaction.” – Bruce A. Lampert
Bruce Lampert is one of our most experienced attorneys in the field of aviation litigation, and a pilot himself, with distinguished experience in air disaster litigation as an aviation safety lawyer. He has represented plane crash victims and their families in many aviation law cases, including: Continental Flight 1713 at Denver The Northwest Flight 255 disaster at Detroit The in-flight structural failure of United Flight 811 over the South Pacific The United Flight 585 disaster at Colorado Springs TWA Flight 800 near Long Island The Korean Air disaster near Guam American Eagle Flight 3379 in North Carolina Sioux City Flight 232
Mr. Lampert earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver College of Law in 1979, where he received the American Jurisprudence Prize in Contracts as well as the American Law Book Prize for most significant contribution toward overall legal scholarship. He also served as a writer for the Denver Law Journal. Upon graduation Mr. Lampert clerked for United States District Court Judge, Hatfield O. Chilson, in Colorado for a year.
Prior to law school, Mr. Lampert received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado in 1970, where he was active in the Kappa Sigma fraternity, Naval ROTC, and intramural athletics. After graduating with honors, Mr. Lampert attended Naval Flight School in Pensacola, Florida. He was then assigned as an intelligence officer with a Navy F-4 fighter squadron for two cruises to Southeast Asia aboard the U.S.S. Coral Sea (CVA-43).
Dedicated to aviation safety, Mr. Lampert is a frequent lecturer at educational institutions, has authored many articles on aviation law, and is a speaker at seminars on trial tactics, mass-disaster litigation, and complex product liability cases.
In addition to membership in the American Association for Justice (f/k/a ATLA), Mr. Lampert has served in a leadership role on the governing board of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association. He is an active pilot with multi-engine and instrument ratings and flies several hundred hours a year in the firm’s aircraft. Mr. Lampert is licensed to practice law in Colorado and Michigan, in both state and federal court.