Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219
John Goetz is a first-chair trial lawyer with 25 years of experience defending companies in business and tort litigation. He has represented multinational companies such as Doncasters, Parker Hannifin, Penske Automotive, Pilatus Aircraft, R.J. Reynolds, Textron, U. S. Steel, and Yamaha in trial and appellate courts across the U.S. and in Canada. He has litigated complex commercial disputes and has defended manufacturers in product liability actions in multiple forums and at trial. He has experience litigating under the Affordable Care Act and has obtained injunctions against the government to preclude enforcement of the mandate and its "accommodation."
John is a recognized authority in aviation and transportation litigation. A licensed pilot, he leads Jones Day's airlines and aviation industry practice. John was central to trial teams for Parker Hannifin in aviation litigation involving the crash of a former Missouri governor's plane and in USAir Flight 427. He also led the team representing Parker in post-trial proceedings and MDL litigation arising out of Silk Air Flight 185. John represents clients in NTSB investigations and in FAA matters. He teaches aviation law at Duquesne University School of Law.
John has published articles on litigation strategy, is a frequent speaker at aviation and other seminars, and has served as a hearing committee officer for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Disciplinary Board. He has been president of the boards of Catholic Charities for the Pittsburgh Diocese and its Free Health Care Center. John serves on boards for the Pittsburgh Mercy Health System and the Boy Scouts.
|Areas of Practice||1) Litigation, 2) Business and Tort Litigation (USA), 3) Product Liability Litigation, 4) Class Action & Multidistrict Litigation, 5) Consumer Fraud & Economic Loss Litigation and 6) Airlines & Aviation|
|Law School||Notre Dame Law School|
|Education||University of Notre Dame (B.B.A., 1983|
|Bar Member / Association||Pennsylvania and U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third and Ninth Circuits|
|Most recent firm||Jones Day|
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