Ray Mariani has represented parties for over two decades in significant litigation around the United States, in both state and federal courts. Many of these decisions are published in official reporters and in electronic services. Some examples of his work include:
Defended an airport in the World Trade Center 2001 Attack - In Re Sept. 11 Litigation, 265 F.
Supp.2d 208 (S.D.N.Y. 2003) (summary
judgment based on late notice of claim).
aviation manufacturers in numerous government contractor defense cases, including a case
of first impression in the First Circuit - Quiles
v. Sikorsky Aircraft, 84 F. Supp.2d 154 (D. Mass. 1999) (summary judgment
Defended one of the largest insurance companies in the world and the hotel it insured in the World Trade Center 1993 Bombing - Nat'l Union and Inhilco v. PONY, 261
A.D.2d 259 (1st Dep't), appeal denied, 94 N.Y.2d 754 (1999).
Defended a well-known propeller manufacturer and settled numerous death and injury claims arising from
multiple failures of a single model propeller.
Defended a major domestic airline in numerous high exposure damages cases arising from several losses involving multiple fatalities and significant bodily injury clams.
and settled litigation involving death of four corporate executives arising
from a King Air crash, with over 50 depositions, focus groups, multiple
mediations and the exchange of over 100,000 documents.
numerous forum non conveniens motions, including an appeal to clarify various
California code provisions, Britton
v. Dallas Airmotive, Inc., 153 Cal.
App.4th 127 (1st Dist. 2007) and Tapia v. Equatoriana Airlines, 897 F.2d 524 (3d Cir. 1990).
Co-authored the appeal for one of the first decisions creating the economic loss doctrine, Sea-Land Service v. General Electric, 134 F.3d 149 (3d Cir. 1998).
Conducted the trial and appeal involving issues of gender and pregnancy discrimination, reversing a jury verdict and requiring a new trial, Kelber v. Joint Industry Board, 27 F.3d 42 (2d Cir. 1994).