Darryl Pankratz is a member of our Aviation Practice and contributor to the Aviation Law Blog. He is also a member of our Insurance Practice. His practice is primarily litigation based with a core emphasis on issues relating to the aviation industry.
He provides counsel to regional, national and international airlines as well as their insurers. On their behalf, Mr. Pankratz has handled aircraft accidents and incidents involving both passenger and cargo liability claims. He represents and advises numerous airport authorities throughout Canada as well as airport security organizations.
On behalf of aviation underwriters, Mr. Pankratz has successfully pursued and defended numerous complex products liability claims against aircraft and component manufacturers and overhaulers. He also provides counsel to fixed and rotary wing operators, maintenance facilities, flight schools and pilots in a variety of aviation-related matters, including administrative issues with Transport Canada.
Mr. Pankratz has appeared at all levels of court in British Columbia. He also conducts litigation in Ontario, Alberta, Atlantic provinces and the Yukon and Northwest Territories.
Mr. Pankratz was recognized in the Guide to the World’s Leading Aviation Lawyers between 2013-2019.