John McKay

Park Avenue Law LLC
201 Spear Street
Suite 1100
San Francisco, CA 94105
434-531-9569
www.flightadvocate.com


John McKay logged many hours defending airlines in litigation before accepting an in-house position as a Claims Attorney at one of the world’s leading aviation insurers. While there, he co-managed the defense of product liability lawsuits worldwide for The Boeing Company and GE Aviation, in addition to handling claims arising out of the Air France Flight 447 tragedy and several general aviation crashes. Now returned to private practice and dedicated to assisting claimants in similar matters, he is the Managing Attorney for Park Avenue Law LLC, where he concentrates on aviation-related wrongful death and personal injury litigation for plaintiffs, as well as jet and turboprop purchases and sales. Park Avenue Law has offices in Winter Park, Florida, Toronto, and San Francisco. John is licensed to practice in eight U.S. states, as well as England and Ontario. He holds a Commercial Pilot certificate with instrument and multiengine ratings.

John has a B.A. with Distinction from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law, where he was a member of the school’s Moot Court team and received its Best Advocate Award at graduation. He has served on state and local ethics and professionalism committees for attorneys, and was one of the co-founders of the Thomas Jefferson Inn of Court, dedicated to fostering jury trial skills and professionalism in young attorneys who are getting started in practice.