John W. (Jack) Harrington

Of Counsel
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Jack’s passion for flying led him to a career in aviation law that now spans almost 30 years. He is an experienced pilot and holds a pilot certificate with airplane and single-engine land and sea, multiengine and instrument airplane ratings and has authorized experimental ratings for the L-39 and T-28 aircraft.

Jack directs the legal and business needs of several major aviation companies, representing individuals and air carriers in FAA administrative law matters. He also provides Congressional representation to a national aviation association. He assists clients with aviation defense, FAA Regulatory Compliance, FAA Administrative Law, NTSB Aviation Accident Management, e-discovery, aviation risk management and government litigation.


Membership & Involvement

  • Alternate Dispute Resolution Board Member: Aviation Insurance Association
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution Section Member: American Bar Association
  • Member: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
  • Board of Directors; Governance and Safety Committees: Experimental Aircraft Association
  • Past President, Member Board of Directors; Member of Government Committee: EAA Warbirds of America


  • Selected to The Best Lawyers in America© in Aviation Law: 2023

Resources & Insights

Speaking Engagements



The John Marshall Law School, J.D., 1986

Northern Illinois University, M.S., 1978, Education (Spanish)

Northern Illinois University, B.A., 1973, Spanish


  • Illinois
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