With more than 30 years of experience, Garth has earned a reputation for effective, strategic and efficient legal representation. He defends aerospace product manufacturers, airline service providers, aircraft maintenance repair and overhaul organizations, fixed base operators, airport authorities, and airlines. Garth also defends clients in toxic tort litigation.
Garth represents his clients in state and federal courts throughout the United States, in matters ranging from complex litigation and class actions to local litigation. Garth has also represented his clients before the National Transportation Safety Board.
Garth has successfully defended clients confronted with lawsuits arising from incidents, accidents, disputes and exposures throughout the United States and abroad that result in severe personal injuries, wrongful death, commercial disputes, substantial property damage and exposure to toxic substances.
Garth has also been entrusted by clients to serve as national defense counsel with respect to their aviation liability matters.
Additionally, Garth proactively counsels his clients in loss prevention programs, risk avoidance, product integrity seminars and audits, contractual provisions, and electronic discovery. Garth is also routinely called upon by his clients to lead investigations in response to incidents and accidents.
Garth has spoken and written extensively on topics related to litigation, technology and aviation, including for organizations such as the American Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute, the Insurance Institute of London, Aircraft Builders Council, American Conference Institute and in the London insurance market. Garth authored a chapter for Litigating the Aviation Case, 3rd Edition, published by the American Bar Association. Garth previously served as chair of the Aerospace Committee of the Defense Research Institute.
Garth is a life-long resident of Los Angeles. Outside of work, Garth enjoys boating, cycling and skiing with his wife of over 30 years and his two adult children, and enjoys the challenge and satisfaction of completing seemingly unending home improvement projects.